Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Thank you, Missy!

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. We thought it would be a slow week in our world, but 11-time world champion and 5-time Olympic medalist Missy Franklin announced her retirement from the sport. Scroll to check out just a small sampling of the outpouring of support for the 23-year-old.

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A career defined by much more than medals.

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Thank you Missy for providing so many thrills to this swimming fan….Wishing you happiness in retirement

Coach Mary

Missy has inspired so many swimmers with her outstanding talent and special gift of making everyone feel better just from talking or being around her. Best of luck in the future!!!

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Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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