Missy Franklin wins 5th gold

Updated: August 3, 2013, 2:53 PM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- Missy Franklin got back to winning at the world swimming championships, and now she's joined a very elite club.

Katie Ledecky does nothing but win in the biggest events.

This much is for sure: The future of the U.S. women's team is in very good hands.

Franklin won her fifth gold medal of the championships with an easy victory in the 200-meter backstroke Saturday, tying the record for most titles by a woman at the every-other-year world meet.

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