Torres plans to have knee surgery
Dara Torres plans to have major surgery on her arthritic left knee at the end of the summer.
The 42-year-old Torres said on a conference call Wednesday that she might not swim the 100-meter freestyle at next week's U.S. national championships, partly because it's painful to do a flip turn. She expects to compete in the 50 free, which doesn't require a turn.
Torres, who won three silver medals at last year's Beijing Olympics, said she has no cartilage left in the knee and that it swelled ...
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