Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Missy Franklin wins second gold medal
Missy Franklin, 17, collected her second gold medal of the London Games on Wednesday when the women's 4x200 freestyle relay won in an Olympic-record time of 7 minutes, 42.92 seconds.
Australia took silver and France won bronze.
Franklin, who will be a senior at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.), also won gold in the women's 100-meter backstroke and bronze in the women's 4x100 freestyle relay. She is scheduled to swim in three more events, the 100 freestyle on Thursday, the 200 backstroke on Friday and the 4x100 medley relay on Saturday.