Contra Costa County has quite a few athletes participating in the Olympic Trials. This post is for anyone who would like to post comments from or about the Olympic Trials. Filed under: Swimming Events. What a wild day yesterday at the trials! Everyone was shuttled into the interior corridors and waited out the storm. After an hour or so we were told the pool was closed and to return in the AM.
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Dara Grace Torres born April 15, is an American former college and international swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist. Torres is the first and only swimmer from the United States to compete in five Olympic Games , , , and , and, at age 41, is the oldest swimmer ever to earn a place on the U. Olympic team. At the Summer Olympics , she competed in the meter freestyle , 4xmeter medley relay , and 4xmeter freestyle relay, and won silver medals in all three events. Torres has won twelve Olympic medals four gold, four silver, four bronze , five of which she won in the Summer Olympics , when at age 33, she was the oldest member of the U.
Allison Rodgers Schmitt born June 7, is an American competition swimmer who specializes in freestyle events, and is an eight-time Olympic medalist. Raised as one of four siblings in what is still her hometown of Canton, Michigan , she went to Canton Charter Academy for elementary and middle school. Schmitt's father is a financial analyst and her mother is a system project manager. Schmitt considers her parents to have been the most influential and helpful people in her life. She has an older sister named Kirsten who earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Florida , and her law degree from Washington University School of Law in St.