No Guarantees for Franklin: Video Special

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…Muffat has the edge, I feel. France is on fire…

Look at how the finalist are doing so far: 01 PALMER Kylie 1:57.44 + AUS – Lifetime best 1:57.83 in 2011; 1:56.04 in March, 2012 at Aussie trials; 400 free did 4:07.23 – off her 4:03 from the Aussie trials; does not appear to be swimming in a manner to suggest she will better her best. 02 POPOVA Veronika 1:56.84 + Russia – Lifetime best in semi’s; did not swim the 400 free, led off Russia’s 4×100 relay with 54.3; may better her time, but nothing to suggest she’s a threat to do what’s necessary to win – 1:54+ or better. 03 MUFFAT Camille 1:56.18 + France – Lifetime best 1:54.66 in June 2012; one of 4 serious contenders. 04… Read more »
I’m not sure if I agree. Missy certainly has top end speed by going 53.5, but she also has great closing speed. In most of the races I’ve seen her swim, it’s her closing speed which gets her to win races, such as 200 free, 100 back (liek last night), and 200 back. She doesn’t seem to get the lead in her races despite her speed, but does seem to be able to bring home races in the last 25 meters whether it’s a 100 or 200. From that perspective, I think if Missy can stay inside a bodylength at the last turn, then she has a good chance to win. I hope she goes 1:54. I don’t see anyone… Read more »

…..hard to argue with that analysis… As a US-man, I hope you’re right. We’ll see!

Jean Michel

she will do her best and what’s happens happens . She has a grt meet so far and happy .

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Davis Wuolle helped found and launch SwimSwam at its inception in 2012. Davis designed and developed SwimSwam.com, utilizing over nine years of web development and design experience. Davis graduated in 2013 from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada where he specialized in Materials Engineering with a focus on Product …

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