Both women were 11-plus seconds under the previous national record, set by Jo Hyun-Ju in 2015. Han ultimately came out on top in 8:24.06.
Katinka Hosszu, the reigning Olympic Champion in the 200 IM, will have to hold off a young field to top the podium for the second-straight Olympics.
At just 16, with 2018 being her coming out year, Wang could have much more in store in the years to come.
CAMPIONATI COREANI 2018 27 aprile – 30 aprile Gwangju Stadium, Gwangju, Corea del Sud Anteprima SwimSwam Risultati Ancora prima di…
In his bid for a 4th Asian Games, Olympian Park Tae Hwan won 4 golds in Gwangju at the Korean Nationals this past weekend. Kim Seo Yeong wowed with a new world #1 200m IM time.
Sarah Sjostrom continues to set herself apart from the women’s field to nab a potential World Cup title. Tonight, we also saw junior swimmers Michael Andrew of America and Wang Jianjiahe crush World Junior Records
Read up on the last half of the 2017 Korean Sports Festival, which included notable swims by Park Tae Hwan and An Se Hyeong.
Although he won 4 events at his nation’s Olympic Trials, South Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hwan is unable to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games due to a punitive ban enforced by the Korean Swimming Federation.