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Olympian Rebecca Soni retires

Updated: January 30, 2014, 5:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni retired from swimming Thursday.

The 26-year-old American plans to launch a new lifestyle company and blog instead of making an attempt at her third Olympics.

Soni took an extended break after the London Games, but left open the possibility of returning to the pool. Finally, with about 2½ years to go until the 2016 Olympics, she decided to retire.

"I know I've conquered my goals in the pool, and now it's time to conquer ...

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