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Dara Torres’ muscles go mainstream

Nov 7, 2012, 3:08 PM EDT

Matt Ryerson-US PRESSWIRE Matt Ryerson-US PRESSWIRE

A well-known Internet news site has confirmed something we already knew: Dara Torres is jacked.

The 45-year-old swimmer, whose bid to make the London Games stalled out at the Olympic Trials, is in better shape than most women half her age. Come to think of it, she’s in better shape than most men half her age.

So it was no wonder that Torres was included in CNN’s “World’s Fittest Women” slideshow today.

But Torres was not the only Olympic athlete to make the list. Eight of the 11 photos in the gallery depict Olympic athletes (We’re lumping world Ironman champion Leanda Cave in there since Olympic-distance triathlon is an Olympic sport. And because of this.).

Leave a comment below if you think anyone else should have been included. Our vote would be for Natalie Coughlin.

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