2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12

Soon-To-Be Olympic Stars

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Missy Franklin

17-year-old Missy Franklin, the first American woman to qualify for seven events, could leave London with as many as five medals. Nicknamed "Missy the Missle," Franklin holds the American record in the 100-meter back, and teammate Natalie Coughlin thinks Franklin's energy and enthusiasm will help her take home gold in the Games.
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