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Torres continues quest for sixth Olympic berth

Updated: May 3, 2012, 12:57 PM ET
By Luke Cyphers

Dara Torres once wrote a book called "Age Is Just a Number." Nowadays, though, the feel-good story of the 2008 Olympics admits to, well, feeling her age.

Torres won two silver medals as a 41-year-old mother and swimmer in Beijing, but she harbors no illusions about repeating the feat four years later.

"You have to be realistic," Torres said. "I am 45 years old. I'm that much closer to being 50, and my body just can't recover the way it used to."

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