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Coughlin: 'It's time for Missy'

Updated: June 28, 2012, 11:51 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- Missy Franklin had roughly 18 minutes between races -- a coffee break for most of us, or the time it takes to fold a load of laundry or scramble some eggs or pay a few bills, tasks that generally don't build up lactic acid or leave us short of breath.

But the 17-year-old from Colorado has been training toward becoming one of the most efficient people on the planet. So she didn't flinch at the prospect of shaking herself off after qualifying fifth for Thursday night's 200-meter ...

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