Janet Evans

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Janet Evans (born August 28, 1971 in Fullerton, California) is an American swimmer. Her career started at the 1988 Summer Olympics and ended at the 1996 Summer Olympics. She did not win a medal in 1996 but she added one more highlight to her career when she was given the honors of carrying the Olympic Torch at the 1996 Summer Olympics' opening ceremony. Evans retired after the 1996 Olympics. She later said she would return to swimming with the 2012 Summer Olympics' Trials.