Sports
6:19 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Franklin's Backstroke Wins Her First Olympic Gold

Originally published on Tue July 31, 2012 6:45 am

American swimmer Missy Franklin is back in the Olympic pool in London Tuesday for her third race in two days. The 17-year-old from Colorado is being cast as America's next great swimming star. She fit the bill Monday with her first gold medal, in the 100-meter backstroke.