Franklin wins women's 100m backstroke gold medal

LONDON Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:26pm BST

Missy Franklin of the U.S. reacts after winning the women's 100m backstroke final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre July 30, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray

Missy Franklin of the U.S. reacts after winning the women's 100m backstroke final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre July 30, 2012.

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LONDON (Reuters) - Missy Franklin of the United States won the women's 100 metres backstroke gold medal at the London Olympic Games on Monday.

Australia's Emily Seebohm won silver while Aya Terakawa won bronze.

(Reporting by Julian Linden; Editing by Greg Stutchbury)

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