1988 and 1992 Olympic Swimming Champion

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1988 and 1992 Olympic Swimming Champion

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Janet Beth Evans

Janet Beth Evans OLY, an American former competitive swimmer who specialised in distance freestyle events, was born on August 28, 1971.

Evans won a total of four gold medals at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics and held both the world record and the title of champion.

Evans was born in Fullerton, California, and raised in the nearby city of Placentia, where she first took part in competitive swimming as a young child.

She began setting age group records for distance races by the time she was 11 years old.

Evans attended Stanford University and swam for the Stanford Cardinal swimming and diving team from 1989 to 1991.

After swimming as a kid for the Fullerton Aquatics Sports Team (FAST Swimming) and graduating from El Dorado High School.

Janet Beth Evans Career

She shattered the 400-meter, 800-meter, and 1,500-meter freestyle world records in 1987.

She won three individual gold medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, earning the moniker “Miss Perpetual Motion.”

Evans broke the 400-meter freestyle world record during these Olympics. This record remained for 18 years before being broken in May 2006 by Frenchwoman Laure Manaudou.

Evans held the 1,500-meter freestyle record until June 2007, when American Kate Ziegler’s speed of 15:42.54 broke it. Evans had set the record in March 1988.


Evans travelled with the team to promote Los Angeles as a candidate city while serving as vice chair and athletes director for the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid committee.

On September 13, 2017, at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, Los Angeles was officially chosen to host the 2028 Summer Olympics.

Starting in 2020, Evans will serve as the chief athlete officer for the organising committee for the 2028 Summer Olympics.