Rebecca Soni wins twice at Speedo

Updated: May 26, 2012, 12:44 AM ET
Associated Press

IRVINE, Calif. -- Rebecca Soni beat Jessica Hardy to win the 100-meter breaststroke at the Speedo Grand Challenge on Friday night.

Hardy then returned to win the 50 freestyle, and 40-year-old Janet Evans finished fourth in a consolation final of the 400 free on the meet's opening night.

Soni and Hardy, who both train on the University of Southern California campus, dueled in a likely preview of next month's U.S. Olympic trials. Soni touched first in 1 minute, 6.57 seconds, and Hardy ...

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