Missy Franklin Opens Up About Depression Buoyed By Experience Of Schmitt & Phelps

Missy Franklin - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Double Olympic backstroke champion and winner of four golds at London 2012 Missy Franklin has revealed that she grappled with mental health issues in the wake of success at 17. The issue is one we focussed on, for athlete and coach, in the No15 entry on our list of Top 20 stories of 2017, the work of Marte Bentzen, of The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, and others, as well as revelations from athletes such as Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt, Ian Thorpe, Michael Jamieson, Leisel Jones and Laure Manaudou, essential on the trail of understanding

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Double Olympic backstroke champion and winner of four golds at London 2012 Missy Franklin has revealed that she grappled with mental health issues in the wake of success at 17. The issue is one we focussed on, for athlete and coach, in the No15 entry on our list of Top 20 stories of 2017, the work of Marte Bentzen, of The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, and others, as well as revelations from athletes such as Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt, Ian Thorpe, Michael Jamieson, Leisel Jones and Laure Manaudou, essential on the trail of understanding

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Ger

Any news as to when we can expect to see her race again?

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