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This week has been a dream come true for U.S. Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin — in more ways than one.

On Monday, Franklin won her first individual Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke after finishing a 200-meter freestyle semifinal only ten minutes before.

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Everyone took notice of the 17-year-old's win, including Justin Bieber!"Heard [Missy Franklin] is a fan of mine. now im a fan of hers too. CONGRATS on winning GOLD! #muchlove,"the singer tweeted.

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A true Belieber, Franklin excitedly responded, "I just died! Thank you!"For more on the 2012 London games, check out our complete Summer Olympics coverage.