Dara Torres

Dara Torres

Dara Grace Torres (conceived April 15, 1967) is an American previous focused swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist and previous world record-holder in three occasions. Torres is the principal swimmer to speak to the United States in five Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008), and, at age 41, the most seasoned swimmer to acquire a place on the U.S. Olympic group. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she contended in the 50-meter free-form, 4×100-meter mixture transfer, and 4×100-meter free-form hand-off, and won silver awards in each of the three occasions.

Torres has won twelve Olympic awards (four gold, four silver, four bronze), one of three ladies with the most Olympic ladies' swimming decorations. The others are kindred Americans Jenny Thompson and Natalie Coughlin. Torres won five awards at the 2000 Summer Olympics when, at age 33, she was the most seasoned individual from the 2000 U.S. Olympic Swim Team. She has additionally won no less than one decoration in every one of the five Olympics in which she has contended, making her one of just a modest bunch of Olympians to procure awards in five unique Games.

Torres is a veteran superstar swimmer for Swim Across America, a beneficent association that raises reserves for tumor inquire about in which she has taken an interest for quite a while. She is the writer of two books: Age is Just a Number: Achieve Your Dreams at Any Stage in Your Life (with Elizabeth Weil), and Gold Medal Fitness: A Revolutionary 5-Week Program (with Billie Fitzpatrick).

























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