Melissa Jeanette Franklin
|Also Known As:||"Missy Franklin"|
|Birthplace:||Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States|
Daughter of <private> Franklin and <private> Franklin
|Occupation:||U.S. National Swimming Team member|
|Managed by:||Private User|
About Missy Franklin
Missy Franklin is an American international swimmer and world record-holder. As part of the American team, she holds the world record in the 4×100-meter medley relay (short course). Individually, she currently holds the world record in the 200-meter backstroke (short course) and the American record in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke (long course).
Franklin's success has earned her the FINA Swimmer of the Year award in 2011. She has won a total of seven medals in major international competition, three gold, three silver, and one bronze in the World Championships.
She is a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team, and will compete in four individual events and three relays at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.