Olympic countdown: Swimmer has gone to Games four times on four continents

2012-06-18T20:00:00Z Olympic countdown: Swimmer has gone to Games four times on four continentsBy Matt Lechuga, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 18, 2012 8:00 pm  • 

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

Amanda Beard broke into the Olympic scene in Atlanta, winning two individual silver medals and a gold in the 400-meter relay. At Arizona she won a national championship in the 200-yard breast stroke. In Athens she set an Olympic record and won gold in the 100-meter breast stroke.

Read more in Tuesday's Arizona Daily Star.

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