Video Interview: Missy Franklin Thrived On Competition In 100 Free

Photo by Griffin Scott

Editorial coverage for U.S. Senior Nationals proudly sponsored by Master Spas!

IRVINE, California, August 6. WITH the Australian women posting a world record in the 400 free relay a couple of weeks ago, Missy Franklin knows the Americans will have to step up at the Pan Pacific championships in two weeks.

In this video interview, she talked about racing Simone Manuel in the 100 free final and coming close to her lifetime best. She also discussed Australia’s relay and how it pumped her up to swim fast in Irvine.

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the host of several shows on SwimmingWorld.TV, including "The Morning Swim Show," which features interviews with people making headlines in aquatic sports. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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