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Swimmer Dara Torres Just Misses Her Chance at a Record Sixth Olympics

At last night's Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Dara Torres narrowly missed qualifying for her sixth Olympics. The 45-year-old finished fourth in the 50-meter freestyle and lost out on a spot on the team by just nine-hundredths of a second. Torres said afterward, "I'm used to winning, but that wasn't the goal here.… » 7/03/12 9:30am 7/03/12 9:30am

41-Year Old Dara Torres Aims To Be Oldest Female Swimmer In Olympic…

Dara Torres broke her first world record in swimming at age 14, back in 1982. In subsequent years, she's been in four Olympics, and she's looking to compete in her fifth this year in Beijing. The 41-year-old will be the oldest female swimmer to compete in the games, according to a profile of Torres in yesterday's New… » 6/30/08 1:30pm 6/30/08 1:30pm