I don’t want to talk about that marriage, and I don’t want to talk about her.” Torres, whose father, the late Ed Torres, owned the Aladdin with Wayne Newton for almost two years, divorced Shasha, now in his 60s, in December 2004.Two years ago, she had a baby daughter with David Hoffman, a reproductive endocrinologist, who was the fertility doctor who treated Shasha and Torres.
At aged 7, Torres started following her brothers to swim practice at the local Y. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Torres was a member of the winning U. women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay team, earning a gold medal for swimming in the first-round qualifying heat as well the event final. At the trials, she qualified for the event finals in the 50-meter freestyle and broke the American record with a time of 24.38 seconds in the semi-final. On August 17, 2008, at the age of 41 years and 125 days, she won the silver medal in the women's 50-meter freestyle, finishing in a new American record time of 24.07 seconds.
For the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Torres qualified for the U. Olympic women's team in one individual event and two relay events. Torres won five medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, but, as usual, saved her best for two of the major relay events of the U. In the 50-meter finals, she broke that record for the ninth time, setting it at 24.25 seconds and winning the top American women's spot in the event. swim team's final training in Singapore, Torres, Amanda Beard, and Natalie Coughlin were elected captains of the U. Torres' twelve Olympic medals tied the all-time medal record for a female Olympic swimmer set by fellow American Jenny Thompson in 2004; American Natalie Coughlin subsequently equaled the record in 2012.
Swimming sensation Dara Torres wound up in the gossip section of a Miami-area newspaper over the weekend.
Torres, at 41, has not only qualified to become the first American swimmer to compete in five Olympics but she will make history as the oldest female swimmer in the Summer Games.
Four of her medals are gold, and she won a total of five medals in Sydney in 2000, when, at age 33, she was the eldest member on the team. THE SCENE AND HEARD Donald Trump‘s Miss USA pageant will return to Las Vegas for the second year in a row next April.