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Dara Torres's Biography

Dara Grace Torres (born April 15, 1967) is an American former college and international swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist. Torres is the first and only swimmer from the United States to compete in five Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008), and, at age 41, is the oldest swimmer ever to earn a place on the U.S. Olympic team. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she competed in the 50-meter freestyle, 4x100-meter medley relay, and 4x100-meter freestyle relay, and won silver medals in all three events.

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Dara Torres starts her women's 50m freestyle semifinal during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha
Dara Torres starts her women's 50m freestyle semifinal during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha
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  • Catching up with Dara Torres | ZwemZa

      Blog Source: www.zwemza.com | 3 months ago
    Dara Torres is a 12-time Olympic medalist, swimming in five Games over a seven-Games stretch and retiring after the 2012 Olympic Trials. Her 12 medals are tied for the most by a U.S. woman with fellow swimmers Natalie Coughlin and Jenny ...
  • Talking with Dara Torres about The FUNNEST Sport Ever – ...

      Blog Source: sportsgirlsplay.com | 3 months ago
    First, from the press release: Ten industry partners, including USA Swimming, are collaborating on a summer-long campaign called SwimToday, led by five-time Olympian and 12-time medalist, Dara Torres. Launching today, the lighthearted ...
  • Inspirational Athletes of the 2008 Beijing Olympics | Crib ...

      Blog Source: cribandwhip.com | 3 months ago
    Meanwhile, middle-aged persons everywhere is rooting for American swimmer Dara Torres. Torres competed inside her initially Olympics inside 1984, believe it or not, plus is contending inside her record fifth Olympic Games when she ...

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