Speedo Grand Challenge In Irvine Memorial Weekend

IRVINE, CA – The Novaquatics are hosting the Speedo Grand Challenge this weekend at Heritage Park in Irvine. The meet will feature several of the nations top swimmers including recent world record setters Aaron Piersol and Lindsay Benko, as well as Anthony Irvin, Natalie Coughlin, Haley Piersol, Diana MacManus, Adrienne Binder and many others top Americans as well as several international athletes.

The meet is held is a slightly different format as 8 swimmers advance to the B Consol, 8 swimmers advance to the A Consol, and only 4 swimmers advance to the Championship Final and money is paid 3 deep in each event. The 50's of each stroke will have a semi-finals where 16 advance, then the top 4 move to the finals. Here is the schedule of events:

Friday May 24
100 Breast
200 IM
50 Free
400 Free
200 Breast

Saturday May 25
200 Free
50 Breast
100 Back
400 IM
100 Fly

Sunday May 26
50 Fly
200 Fly
50 Back
200 Breast
100 Free
800 Free (Women)
1500 Free (Men)

The finals start at 5pm each day.

Psych sheets can be found in the Upcoming Meets section at www.socalswim.org

Results will be posted at www.socalswim.org/results

(Posted by Michael Collins)

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