Review: Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine, CA -- May 29, 1997
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.