By Jeff Faraudo
Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 11:26 am in Swimming.
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.