Missy Franklin

Women’s 200 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Missy Franklin Will Be Defending Her National Title

Day 2 will be a busy day for Missy Franklin, but that shouldn’t phase the world record holder in this event.

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Race Video: Women’s 200 Free Final at LA Invite – Missy Franklin 1:58.38

Missy Franklin won her second event, the women’s 200 free, on Day Four at Los Angeles Invitational. Watch her fend off a strong last 50 from Australia’s Kylie Palmer.

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Race Video: Women’s 100 Back Final at LA Invite: Missy Franklin vs Elizabeth Pelton

Watch Missy Franklin and her Cal teammate Elizabeth Pelton go head-to-head in the 100 back final at Los Angeles Invitational.

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Photo Vault: LA Invite Part Two

Here are more SwimSwam images from the Los Angeles Invitational at Uytengsu Aquatics Center at USC.  

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2014 LA Invite Day 4 Prelims: Missy Franklin With 100 Back, 200 Free Double

Justin James of Australia, pictured above, clocked a 2:03.61 to lead the qualifiers in the men’s 200 IM at Los Angeles Invitational.

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Race Video: Watch Missy Franklin Win the 100 Free at LA Invite with Meet Record 54.52

Missy Franklin won the 100 free at Los Angeles Invitational with a meet record of 54.52 on Friday.

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Katie Ledecky Swim a Lifetime Best, JR World Record in the 200 Free

Katie Ledecky’s swim in the 200 free on Friday night at the 2014 Potomac Valley LC Championships broke the Junior…

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Photo Vault: 2014 LA Invite Part 1

Margo Geer is one of the many stars out in Southern California for the Los Angeles Invitational at USC.

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2014 LA Invite Day 2 Prelims: Franklin, Coughlin, Adrian, Shields, Tosky and More

Ella Eastin and Haley Anderson both qualified for the championship final of the women’s 400 IM at LA Invite.

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2014 LA Invite Preview: Big names load up sprints, IM’s in Los Angeles

Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin, Matt Grevers and Kosuke Kitajima are among the names on the loaded LA Invite psych sheets.

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West Coast Answers: Psych Sheets Out for 2014 LA Invitational, Missy and Adrian to Attend

The stars will be out in Los Angeles, with Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian, and Natalie Coughlin among the headliners for the 2014 LA Invitational

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Women’s 100 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Missy Franklin leads Golden Bear attack

Since at least 2011, the women’s 100 backstroke has been all but owned by Missy Franklin, the defending Olympic and World Champs gold medalist.

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U.S. 2014 Pan Pacific Championships Selection Procedures: Declined relay spots will not be filled

The top 4 finishers at U.S. Nationals in the 100 and 200 frees will make the Pan Pacs team, plus up to the top 4 in each Olympic event. Nobody finishing lower 5th or lower will make the team, even if a top-4 swimmer declines.

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Pop Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your American Swimming Sprinters?

Quiz time! Test your knowledge of past and present American sprinters with this 10-question quiz.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Beisel doubles up in Northern California

With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.

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