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This Week in History: A fact for August

Dara Torres in Beijing, China, August 17, 2008

Swimmer Dara Torres qualifies for fourth Olympics

August 10, 2000

At the U.S. Olympic trials, swimmer Dara Torres qualified to compete in her fourth Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Eight years later, Torres made history again by competing in her fifth Olympics in Beijing.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for August." (Viewed on January 20, 2018) <>.


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