"Right now, I'm taking it one race at a time," said Franklin, who is struggling to understand her puzzling lack of form this year. "My goal is going to be making it into the finals."
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While Katie Ledecky romped to victory in the 200 free, earning a second individual event at the Olympics, Franklin rallied over the second half of the race to claim the runner-up spot.
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