June 22, 1988 - American Janet Evans Takes Olympic Gold Medal in 400m Individual Medley
In Focus: Janet Evans
Day in the Life of Janet Evans
Janet Beth Evans is an American former competition swimmer who specialized in distance freestyle events. Evans was a world champion and world record-holder and won a total of four gold medals at the 1988 and the 1992 Olympics. In 1987, she broke the world records in the 400-meter, 800-meter, and 1,500-meter freestyle distances.