Janet Evans

The Tradition Continues: the 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic

The 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic, a unique short course meters competition, will be taking place from October 7th-9th, 2016.

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Catching up with Olympic swimming legend Janet Evans

Olympian Kim Vandenberg: “As a child growing up swimming in the 1980s, Evans was a role model to me and to every swimmer I knew.”

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Ledecky’s Reign

Katie Ledecky’s path to becoming the best swimmer in the world.


The Top 8 Swimming Moments from the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Here are the top 8 moments from the last Olympics of the Cold War era, the 1988 Seoul Games. (Featured Image: Matt Biondi smiles, over two decades later, racing at US Masters Nationals)


Ledecky Swims 3rd-Fastest 800 Free All-Time (Her 3rd-Fastest Time)

Katie Ledecky posted her third-fastest time in her career, which also happens to be the third-fastest time in history, to win tonight’s 800 free

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Katie Ledecky Completes Sweep of Janet Evans Records from the Books

Today, Katie Ledecky took down the final major Janet Evans record in the books by breaking the four-time Olympic champion’s 28-year-old national championship record.


“One of the most talented groups ever” – Adam Krikorian Interview

Watch the SwimSwam interview with U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian, right after he named the 13 athletes who will represent Team USA in Rio.

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Janet Evans Relives 1996 Olympic Torch Handoff To Muhammad Ali (Video)

In September of 2015 Janet Evans spoke about her experience handing the Olympic torch over to the late Muhammad Ali at the 1996 Opening Ceremonies in Atlanta.

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Leah Smith’s 4:03.33 Makes Her 4th Fastest American Ever in 400 Free

2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT INDIANAPOLIS Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5, 2016 IUPUI Natatorium / Indianapolis, IN…


Watch Laure Manaudou Break Janet Evans’ WR in 400 Free, 12 May 2006

Today is the 10-year anniversary of Laure Manaudou’s world record in the 400 meter freestyle. Her 4:03.03 took .82 off the 18-year-old mark that had been set by Janet Evans at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.


Katie Ledecky Named To TIME Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’

Katie Ledecky earns yet another accomplishment, this time as being part of TIME Magazine’s list of the world’s top 100 most influential people.


Janet Evans, Greg Louganis To Appear On Wheaties Box

Four-time Olympic gold medalists Janet Evans and Greg Louganis will be featured on their own Wheaties Boxes starting in May.


Georgia Ties For Most 800 FR Wins, MacLean & Flickinger Go Top Splits

With their 800 free relay win tonight, Georgia ties the record for most overall 800 free relay wins with Stanford.

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LA 2024 Organizing Committee Unveils Logo and Slogan, “Follow the Sun”

Los Angeles revealed its logo and slogan as bid city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Is Ledecky The Tallest 800 Free World Record Holder Ever?

Ledecky is the tallest 800m world record holder in history, standing at 1.83m tall.