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Missy Franklin Picks Cal-Berkeley

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Missy Franklin of the United States poses on the podium with the gold medal after winning the Women's 200m Backstroke Final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 3, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Missy Franklin of the United States poses on the podium with the gold medal after winning the Women’s 200m Backstroke Final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

DENVER (CBS4) – Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin has announced she will attend University of California, Berkeley next year.

Franklin’s father confirmed the choice to CBS4’s Tom Mustin on Saturday.

Franklin, who is from Centennial, won four gold medals and a bronze during the London Games last summer. She is a senior at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora.

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She recently told sportscaster Bob Costas she was considering attending Cal-Berkeley, Georgia, University of Southern California and Texas.

California is currently ranked No. 1 in women’s swimming this year.

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