Jessica Hardy

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

Prince Harry talks with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin at a reception at the Sanctuary Golf Course on May 10, 2013 in Sedalia. (credit: Ed Andrieski - Pool/Getty Images)

Missy Franklin Gets Ready To Walk Down High School Aisle

The star of the London Olympics still has much of her life in front of her. But Missy Franklin reached one important milestone last week, celebrating her 18th birthday, and she’ll mark another Monday when she graduates from her Denver-area high school.

05/16/2013

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