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Missy Franklin

Swimming

  • 2012
TwitterName: Missy Franklin
Sport: Swimming
Discipline: Freestyle, backstroke, individual medley
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 165
Current Residence: Aurora, Colo.
School: Regis Jesuit High School

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, Bronze in 4x100-meter Freestyle, gold medal in the 100m backstroke, 4th place in the 200m freestyle, gold in the 4x200m medley relay, gold in the 200m backstroke, gold medal in the 4x100m medley relay

Career Highlights:

  • 2011 FINA Swimmer of the Year award
  • Holds world records in the 200m backstroke and the 4x100m medley relay
  • 2011 National Championships titles in 100m backstroke and 100m freestyle

Fun Facts: Missy played basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, and skating before trying swimming ... Franklin has dual citizenship with Canada ... Her dad calls her size-13 feet "built-in flippers" ... At age 13, Franklin competed at the 2008 US Olympic Trials

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