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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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Dara Torres News Stories

  • Swimming: Phelps's return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians  

      News Source: GMA News | 1 day ago
    The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers. While Phelps's un-retirement did indeed create a flurry of excitement in
  • Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

      News Source: Associated Press | 2 days ago
    Michael Phelps will be facing quite an opponent when he returns to the pool...The most decorated Olympian ever is coming out of retirement to swim next week in Arizona...The swimmer's camp is low-keying the comeback, refusing even to acknowledge it's
  • Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

      News Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation | 2 days ago
    Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week, the clearest signal yet that he is getting ready to make an Olympic comeback at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games...Phelps's return to the pool touched off a

Dara Torres Blogs

  • Crazy Days and Nights: Blind Items Revealed - 20K Followers ...

      Blog Source: www.crazydaysandnights.net | 27 days ago
    ... Danny Devito (11), Danny Elfman (1), Danny Glover (1), Danny Hauser (1), Danny Huston (1), Danny Masterson (7), Daphne Zuniga (1), Dara Torres (1), Dark Knight (4), Darlene Egelhoff (1), Darren Day (1), Daryl Hannah (9), Dating Profile ...
  • Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe found 'disoriented,' checks ...

      Blog Source: notyourtypicalsports.com | 2 months ago
    Dara Torres, for one, competed — and medaled — up to 46 years old. Phelps, though he's only 28, is so restless in retirement — golf can only entertain him for so long — that he's keeping his suit, goggles and surprise drug tests close by.
  • The Olympics - LibGuides - Orange County Library System

      Blog Source: libguides.ocls.info | 2 months ago
    Olympians Dara Torres, author of Age is Just a Number, and Gabrielle Douglas, author of Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith, have both visited the Library. Don't miss the videos of their visits in the playlist below, which also features

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