Franklin skipping worlds to focus on recovery from surgery

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin will miss next month’s swimming world championships in Budapest as she continues to recover from shoulder surgeries, the American told NBC on Monday.

The 22-year-old had surgery on both of her shoulders in January due to bursitis and did not want to accelerate her training in order to make the July 14-30 world championships.

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