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Swimming: Franklin scores another gold at Worlds

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.

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