Dara Torres moves on in 50 free

Updated: July 1, 2012, 2:43 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- Jessica Hardy was the leading qualifier in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Sunday, while Dara Torres had the fifth-fastest time in her bid to make a record sixth Olympic team at age 45.

Hardy won the last of 16 heats in 24.55 seconds Sunday morning while swimming next to Torres, who touched second at 25.00.

"It's really fun to race her. She brings out a level of excitement," said Hardy, the surprise winner of the 100 free Saturday ...

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