Kirks land on Olympic team
June 11, 2008 · Updated 5:24 PM
Dana and Tara Kirk became the first sisters to qualify for the U.S. swim team Monday at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Long Beach, Calif.
Tara, 22, a 2000 Bremerton High graduate, earned her position on the team by finishing second in the 100-meter breaststroke Friday. She also attempted to land a spot on the 200 breaststroke team, but didnt finish in the top two.
Dana, 20, a 2002 Bremerton High graduate, won the 200 butterfly Monday in 2 minutes, 8.86 seconds to qualify for the Olympics.