Missy Franklin has big day at U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Missy Franklin has big day at U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

News

Missy Franklin has big day at U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

By

The 17-year old from Centennial put up the fastest qualifying time in the semifinals of the 200 meter backstroke tonight finishing in 2:07.91 seconds.

Fellow Coloradoan Bonnie Brandon also qualified for the final in a time of 2:09.03.

Franklin then went on to qualify for her third individual event in London by finishing second in the 100 meter freestyle.

Franklin posted a time of 54.15 seconds in that event behind Jessica Hardy who finished first in a time of 54.15.

The finals of the 200 meter backstroke are Sunday evening.

Latest

More USA TODAY High School Sports