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Janet Evans finishes 6th in 800 free

Updated: April 20, 2012, 12:52 AM ET
Associated Press

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- Janet Evans woke up in New York on Thursday and ended her day in a California pool, finishing sixth in the 800-meter freestyle as part of the 40-year-old swimmer's comeback for the London Olympics.

Evans was at an East Coast event for sponsor BMW until midnight and then caught a 6 a.m. flight home.

She was timed in 8 minutes, 46.89 seconds, good for second in her heat and sixth overall at the Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions. Evans lowered her ...

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