Asked by: Chris Shepherd
What is Missy Franklin doing now?
Franklin, now a USA Swimming Foundation ambassador, says she never considers coming back out of retirement, not even for the coronavirus pandemic-postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Did Missy Franklin have a baby?
Missy Franklin Johnson and Hayes Johnson Announce Birth of Daughter, Sarah Caitlin Johnson. Missy Franklin Johnson, the five-time Olympic gold medalist and former world-record holder in the 200 backstroke, has announced that she and husband Hayes Johnson have welcomed their first child, daughter Sarah Caitlin Johnson.
How much does Katie Ledecky make?
Distance queen Katie Ledecky is number 5 on our list. She is estimated to be worth over $4 million. After her insane performance at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Katie went home with $335,000 in medal payouts alone. She was able to keep this cash without hurting her eligibility requirements for NCAA competition.
Did Ryan Lochte retire?
Lochte served his suspension and competed in the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials at age 36. He finished seventh in the 200-meter individual medley and did not qualify for a fifth time. After the trials, Lochte said he was still committed to competitive swimming and has no desire to retire.
What happened to Ryan Lochte in the Olympics?
At 36, the 12-time Olympic medal winner recently failed to make his fifth Olympic team. An international drama ensued at the Rio Games after Lochte said he had been robbed at gunpoint. Eventually, charges were filed against the swimmer.
Who married Missy Franklin?
Calling it her “greatest dream come true,” Missy Franklin Johnson shared the happy news on Instagram Saturday that she and husband Hayes Johnson are expecting their first child.
What was Missy Franklin’s best stroke?
Franklin’s best stroke is backstroke, but, Couch writes, her college team had other strong backstroke swimmers and needed the world-class Franklin to race in other events. “She was not asked to swim the 200-meter backstroke in the NCAA championships,” he writes.
Is Missy Franklin in the 2021 Olympics?
Missy Franklin will be watching the Tokyo 2021 Olympics with the rest of the world. This was not the original plan for the now 26-year-old who was forced to retire at the age of 23 with mangled shoulders. Franklin had no more left to give to the sport that had given her so much.
Did Lily King qualify for the Olympics?
With one finger wag at the 2016 Olympics, swimmer Lilly King became a viral sensation. And by the time the then-19-year-old swimmer left Rio de Janeiro with two gold medals in hand — one for the 100-meter breaststroke and another for the 400-meter medley relay — she was one of the sport’s biggest stars.