Blair Evans

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Blair Evans
Personal information
Full name Blair Catherine Evans
Nationality  Australia
Born (1991-04-03) 3 April 1991 (age 23)
Perth, Western Australia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Arena
Coach Mick Palfrey

Blair Catherine Evans (born 3 April 1991) is an Australian middle distance freestyle swimmer. Evans made her international debut for Australia at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships where she competed in the 800 m freestyle.

She represented Australia at the 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, where she took bronze in the 200 m[1] and 400 m freestyle and silver in the 4×200 m freestyle.

She represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay, finishing sixth in the 200 m freestyle, finishing fifth in the 800 m freestyle, and finishing fourth in the 400 m individual medley.

2012 London Summer Olympics[edit]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Evans competed in the 400 m individual medley, but finished 13th overall in the heats (6th in her heat) with a time of 4:40:42 and did not advance to the finals as only the top 8 were selected.[2] Evans swam in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay qualifications heat. Although she did not swim in the final, her team came in second with a time of 7:44.41,[3] giving Evans a silver medal.


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