Después de haber marcado un tiempo preliminar de 48.38, Hwang cortó .34 para registrarse con un nado significativo de 48.04 para aferrarse al oro.
18-year-old Hwang Sunwoo of Korea just produced his fastest 100m freestyle yet, nearing the 48-second barrier in 48.04 for a new national record.
Cho anotó el esfuerzo de cabeza de serie en 1:00.11 para aterrizar en la calle 4 antes de alzarse con una gran marca personal de 59.65 en la final.
Cho Sungjae became Korea’s first-ever sub-minute breaststroker with his new record of 59.65 at Trials, while Hwang Sunwoo came close to his 100m free record.
Han Dakyung lowered her own Korean national record in the women’s 1500m freestyle en route to qualifying for this summer’s Olympic Games.
There are some shakeups happening in Korean swimming, with Cho Sungjae entering new territory in the men’s 200m breaststroke.
17-year-old Hwang Sun Woo of Korea is now faster than American Olympian Caleb Dressel was in the 100 free for the age group.
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.