Friday, August 15, 2008

Grand Ladies of the Pool and Open Water

The Grand Dame of Swimming, Dara Torres qualified first for the women’s 50-meter freestyle finals today in Beijing to join Germany’s Angela Maurer and Dutch Edith van Dijk as the only unretired-over-30-mother-with-child athletes to qualify for the swimming Olympic finals.

Stay tuned to see how Dara, the amazing 41-year-old heroine, does in the 50-meter freestyle finals tomorrow and how Angela and Edith do in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim finals on August 19th (US time).

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