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Janet Evans Biography
Janet Evans was born August 28, 1971 and is an Americancompetitive swimmer who specializes in distance freestyle. She recently announcedher comeback to the sport with intentions to swim in the 2012 Olympic Trials.
In 1987, she broke the world records in the 400-, 800-, and 1,500-meterfreestyle events. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, she won three goldmedals and earned the nickname Miss Perpetual Motion. In the games,she set a new world record in the 400-meter freestyle event; this record wouldhold for 18 years until Laure Manaudou broke it in May 2006. Until June 2007,Evans held the 1,500-meter freestyle record (set in March 1988) when it wasbroken by Kate Ziegler with a time of 15:42.54. Evans' world record of 8:16.22in the 800-meter freestyle, set in August 1989, was broken in August 2008 atthe Beijing Olympics by Rebecca Adlington of Great Britain with a time of8:14.10. The 800-meter freestyle record was one of the longest standing ever inthe sport of swimming, lasting through four Olympic Games. Only the 100-meterfreestyle record of the Dutch swimmer Willy den Ouden stood longer (19361956).
Following her 1988 performance, Evans continued to dominatethe American and world distance scene. She became the first woman ever to winback-to-back Olympic and World Championship titles in any event, taking the1988 and 1992 Olympic titles and the 1991 and 1994 World titles in the800-meter freestyle.
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