Dana Vollmer

AUGUST 04:  (L-R) Gold medal winners Missy Franklin, Jessica Hardy, Dana Vollmer and Megan Romano of the USA celebrate on the podium after the Swimming Women's Medley 4x100m Relay Final on day sixteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi  on August 4, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Missy Franklin Wins 6th Gold At World Championships

Franklin claimed her record sixth gold medal of the world championships Sunday night, swimming the leadoff leg for the Americans in the 400-meter medley relay. She gave the U.S. a slight lead, and her teammates — Jessica Hardy, Dana Vollmer and Megan Romano — made it look easy from there. The winning time was 3 minutes, 53.23 seconds, nearly two seconds ahead of runner-up Australia.

08/04/2013

US swimmer Missy Franklin reacts after winning gold and breaking the world record in the women's 200m backstroke final during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London.    (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Missy Franklin Weighing Whether To Swim For High School

In a year when she raced at the Olympics, Missy Franklin’s greatest stress might come from deciding whether to compete for her high school team.

11/19/2012

Missy Franklin signs her letter of intent in Aurora on Nov. 14, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Missy Franklin Signs To Swim For Cal

Colorado’s Missy Franklin signed a national letter of intent to swim for Cal starting next September. The Centennial resident plans to swim collegiately for two years and then turn pro before the 2016 Rio Olympics.

11/14/2012

Missy Franklin swims in the women's 200 meter individual medley finals during day three of the Indy Grand Prix @ the Nat at the Indiana University Natatorium on March 31, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Missy Franklin Moves On At US Olympic Swim Trials

Colorado’s Missy Franklin has advanced to the semifinals of the 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

06/27/2012

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