Missy Franklin takes gold in 100m backstroke

Missy Franklin, the 17 year old Olympic swimmer from Colorado, took home her second medal Monday after placing first in the women’s 100 meter backstroke. She secured her first medal on Saturday, a bronze in the 4×100 freestyle relay. Franklin also swam in the 200m freestyle semifinals on Monday, securing the last spot for the finals after a swim lasting 1:57.57.