In 1987, Janet Evans broke the world records in the 400-meter, 800-meter, and 1,500-meter freestyle distances. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, she won three individual gold medals. In these Olympics, Evans set a new world record in the 400-meter freestyle event. This record stood for 18 years until France's Laure Manaudou broke it in May 2006.
At the end of Evans' swimming career, she held seven world records, five Olympic medals (including four gold medals), and 45 American national titles.
Janet Evans has hand signed this Olympics Team USA Black Speedo Swim Cap. JSA Hologram #CC09213 and Certificate of Authenticity.