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Swimming: Franklin scores another gold at Worlds

Cal freshman-to-be Missy Franklin won her fourth gold medal at the FINA World Championships on Thursday, anchoring the USA team to victory in the 800-meter freestyle relay.

Franklin swam the final 200-meter leg in 1:54.27 and the Americans clocked 7:45.14 to defeat rival Australia.

Franklin also qualified fifth into the finals of the 100 freestyle, swimming 53.78.

Cal grad Nathan Adrian was third in the men’s 100 free final at 47.84.

Jeff Faraudo