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Torres, Beard, Coughlin named captains of U.S. swim team

Updated: July 30, 2008, 7:47 PM ET
Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Five-time Olympian Dara Torres, four-time Olympian Amanda Beard and Natalie Coughlin, who won five medals four years ago in Athens, were chosen as captains of the U.S. Olympic women's swimming team.

Three-time Olympians Erik Vendt and Jason Lezak, along with two-time Olympian Brendan Hansen, were named captains of the men's team in Beijing.

The captains announced Wednesday were decided in a team vote at the U.S. training camp in California ...

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