The Bahamas' Joanna Evans competes in a women's 200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Monday. (AP/Martin Meissner)

Swimming & Diving

Joanna Evans wins silver at World University Games

Posted August 26th, 2017

Story highlights
  • Joanna Evans wins second medal at World University Games
  • Jonathan Roberts finished in eighth place in 400 IM
  • Evans finishes behind Sarah Koehler of Germany

Joanna Evans took the silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the World University Games in Taipei City, Taiwan Saturday.

Evans won her second medal of the competition by finishing the race in 4 minutes, 8.52 seconds, behind Sarah Koehler of Germany.

Evans also took bronze in the 800 freestyle Friday. She finished that race in 8:31.18. Evans also finished eighth in the 200 freestyle final with a time of 2:00.70 Friday.


Jonathan Roberts finished in eighth place for the U.S. in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:25.50 Saturday. He won silver as a part of the 800 freestyle relay team Friday.

The junior earned All-America honors in the 200 and 1,650-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships.