45-Year-Old Dara Torres Just Missed Making The US Olympic Swim Team

Dara Torres U.S. Olympic swimmer

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Dara Torres has been in five Olympics since 1984.The 45-year-old swimmer has 12 Olympic medals, but she won’t get anymore this year. Torres just barely missed the cut, when she finished fourth in the 50-meter freestyle, according to USA Today.

If Torres finished nine-hundredths of a second faster, she would have been the oldest woman to ever swim in the Olympics.



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