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Missy Franklin wins 100-meter freestyle at Arena Grand Prix

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Franklin took home five Olympic medals at the London games this past summer, including four gold.

Olympic swimming champions Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian and Katie Ledecky won races Thursday night in the Arena Grand Prix.

Franklin won the 100-meter freestyle, finishing in 54.27 seconds. Hungary's Katinka Hosszu was second in 54.60, and fellow Olympic gold medalist Natalie Coughlin followed in 54.61.

"I knew it was going to be a really hard race," said Franklin, set to swim three events Friday. "I'm thrilled with my time and am really happy where I am right now."

Breeja Larson, a Mesa native and 2012 Olympian, won the women's 200 breast in 2:28.03, and

B.J. Johnson took the men's race in 2:14.51.

Olympian Matt McLean won the 400 free in 3:51.95, Olympian Claire Donahue took the women's 100 butterfly in 59.58, and Poland's Marcin Tarczynski won the men's race in 52.83.

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