Sunday, August 24, 2008

Olympians to Watch-Dara Torres USA

Dara Torres is an American Olympic swimmer.
Dara Torres was born on April 15, 1967 (she is currently 41 years old) in the United States. She is an Olympic swimmer whose main events are Freestyle and Butterfly.
Her Olympic career spans 24 years - she was only 17 years old when she first competed.
Dara has won nine Olympic medals, including four gold.

Some interesting facts about Dara Torres:

- Torres has worked as a TV reporter for US networks like NBC, ESPN and the Fox News Channel.
- In 1994 She was the first ever swimmer to appear on the cover of a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
- She retired from the sport of swimming twice, and returned to the sport twice also.
Click here to go to Dara Torres' website.

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