Blair Evans

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Blair Evans
Blair Evans.jpg
Portrait of Blair Evans at HBF Stadium taken on 13 July 2016
Personal information
Full name Blair Catherine Evans
National team  Australia
Born (1991-04-03) 3 April 1991 (age 25)
Perth, Western Australia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club UWA West Coast
Coach Bud McAllister

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 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, where she took bronze in the 200-metre[1] and 400-metre freestyle, and silver in the 4×200-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[edit]

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.[2] 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,[3] giving Evans a silver medal.

2016 Summer Olympics[edit]

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Evans placed seventh in Heat 5 of the Women's 400m Individual Medley with a time of 4:38.91. She did not medal during the 2016 Rio games. [4]

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