Janet Evans breaks two world records at first meet since 1996


Swimming legend Janet Evans broke two world masters records on Saturday, in her first competition since the 1996 Olympic Games. First, Evans clocked 4:23.82 in the 400 meter freestyle, besting the previous world record for the 35-39 age group of 4:26.17, set in 1997. And then later, she shattered the world masters record in her the 800 meter freestyle, clocking 8:59.06, more than 10 seconds faster than the previous record.  Via The Orange County Register.


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