Portrait of Blair Evans at HBF Stadium taken on 13 July 2016
|Full name||Blair Catherine Evans|
3 April 1991 |
Perth, Western Australia
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lb)|
|Club||UWA West Coast|
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-metre freestyle.
She represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay, finishing sixth in the 200-metre freestyle, finishing fifth in the 800-metre freestyle, and finishing fourth in the 400-metre individual medley.
2012 Summer Olympics
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Evans competed in the 400-metre 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. Evans swam in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay qualifications heat. Although she did not swim in the final, her team came in second with a time of 7:44.41, giving Evans a silver medal.
2016 Summer Olympics
- The West Australian: Rice scrapes into 400m IM final, Evans misses out
- "2016 Australian Olympic Swimming Team selected". Australian Olympic Committee. 14 April 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.