Review: Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine, CA

This meet featured Olympic medalists and members of the the US National Team.

Steve West, 1995 World University Games silver medalist, won the 200m breast in a fast 2:18:11.

Bjorn Zikarsky, who won a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic Games for Germany, won the 100m free. Note: Jason Lezak of UCSB won the consols in a faster time.

Jennifer Parmenter, the heir apparent in the American IM’s, won 6 of 7 events.

1996 Olympic gold and silver medalist, Amanda Beard easily won the 200m breast.

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