Franklin, along with Jessica Hardy, Dana Vollmer and Megan Romano, finished first in the 4x100-meter medley relay on the final night in Barcelona, besting the Australian squad with a time of 3 minutes, 53.23 seconds.
The 18-year-old swam the first leg of the event, giving her a sixth gold at the meet. She became only the fourth swimmer in history to win as many as six golds at the worlds or the Olympics.
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