The Korean contingency for their own hosted World Championships contains several Asian Games medalists, giving them a good shot at potential finalists.
Korean medal hopeful An Sehyeon missed qualifying for this summer’s World Championships in both the 100m and 200m fly events, although her nation’s official roster for Gwangju won’t be released until next week.
This weekend’s Korean Trials #2 will see the nation’s best swimmers aiming to make the World Championships roster.
With the 2019 World Championships taking place this summer in Gwangju, Korea in just a handful of months, SwimSwam spoke with Gwangju Organizing Committee Secretary General, Dr. Cho Youngteck, on how the preparations are coming along.
A temporary, yet powerful training collaboration is about to go down at Griffith University later this week under storied Aussie coach Michael Bohl.
25-year-old Ning Zetao, the 2015 double world champion in 50/100 freestyle, earned his 2nd title of these 2018 Queensland Championships.
Chinese former world champion Ning Zetao indeed hit the pool at Brisbane Aquatic Center to take the 100 free victory at the Queensland Championships.
While 20 Australians are preparing to set the Hangzhou pool aflame at this week’s Short Course World Championships, dozens of elite athletes are ready to rock in Brisbane at the 2018 Queensland Short Course Championships. China’s Ning Zetao is among those expected to hit the Brisbane Aquatic Center pool.
An Sehyeon raced to a solid 57.96 100m fly in Korea tonight to claim her 8th consecutive National Festival title in the event.
It’s been a while since Korean Park Tae Hwan has been in the water, but his proved he’s still got his mojo with a gold medal-capturing anchor at the Korean Sports Festival tonight.
Despite hinting at possible retirement, 2008 Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea is expected to compete at this 99th Korean National Swim Meet coming up later this month.
200 breast Olympic gold medalist Dmitriy Balandin looks to defend his 100 breast title against Yan Zibei, who leads the way into the final after setting a Games Record in prelims.
Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.
Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.
A world record in the women’s 50m back helped put China back on top of the Asian Games medal standings through day 3 in Jakarta.