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Dara Torres: Pool rivalry intense

Updated: July 26, 2012, 12:16 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The first U.S. swimmer to compete at five Olympics has some advice for Ryan Lochte and anyone else who wants to beat Michael Phelps: Keep quiet.

"If I was his competitor, I wouldn't say a word," four-time Olympic champion Dara Torres said Thursday.

Phelps' duel with U.S. teammate Lochte will be the main event in swimming at this year's Olympics, and although their rivalry has so far been friendly and respectful -- if intense -- the heat could go up a notch in London.

Torres, ...

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