Missy Franklin, Dana Vollmer help U.S. women set world record in 4x100 medley relay
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LONDON - The United States set a world record to win the women's medley relay at the London Olympics on Saturday.
The Americans clocked 3 minutes, 52.05 seconds, slicing 0.14 off the previous mark set by China at the 2009 world championships at the height of the high-tech bodysuit era.
The 17-year-old Franklin, who starts her senior year in high school this fall, finished the meet with four golds and a bronze, while Schmitt leaves with three golds, a silver and a bronze.
Australia touched in 3:54.02 to take the silver medal and Japan finished in 3:55.73 to take bronze.