Missy Franklin

Franklin looks to add to the collection of medals (four golds, one bronze) that she won as a 17-year-old at the 2012 Olympics. She suffered from injuries in the years the followed London but rebounded with five medals at last summer’s world championships. She was the first woman to contest seven events in a single Games, but in Rio she will only swim the 200-meter backstroke, 200 freestyle and 4x200 freestyle.

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