Franklin On Edge Of Record Tally With Fifth Gold

Missy Franklin, turning the world of backstroke on its head [photo: Patrick Kraemer]

Given that no other woman has ever swum inside 2:05.9 in a textile suit over 200m backstroke, a second effort inside 2:05 – a championship record of 2:04.76 – was a joyous way of joining Tracy Caulkins and Libby Trickett in the club of those who have won five golds at one championships

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Given that no other woman has ever swum inside 2:05.9 in a textile suit over 200m backstroke, a second effort inside 2:05 – a championship record of 2:04.76 – was a joyous way of joining Tracy Caulkins and Libby Trickett in the club of those who have won five golds at one championships

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beachmouse

And Bindi Hocking for the quote of the meet there.

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