La Corea del sud ha svelato il suo roster per i giochi olimpici che si svolgeranno tra 20 giorni a Tokyo. Sono 12 atleti, 7 donne e 5 uomini
World Junior Record holder Hwang Sunwoo is on the prowl for an Olympic medal in the men’s 200m freestyle in Tokyo, Japan later this month.
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.
No female swimmer has ever been as fast as Belarus’s Anastasiya Shkurdai in *both* the 100 fly (56.9) and 100 back (59.0), and she’s only 18.
Korean Olympian Kim Seoyeong took matters into her own hands in the women’s 100m free, clocking a new national record of 54.83.
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.
Read more on the top 8 U.S. women’s 200 IMers this Olympic quad, featuring Melanie Margalis, Kathleen Baker, Alex Walsh, Madisyn Cox, Ella Eastin, and more.
South Korean Olympic athletes, including swimmers, have seen their return to training derailed due to a coronavirus resurgence in the nation.
Teenager Kaylee McKeown is getting some solid racing done down under, taking 2 golds tonight at the Queensland Championships.
Aussie Zac Stubblety-Cook is keeping the good times rolling in Brisbane, adding the 100m gold to his dynamite 200m breast performance from last night.
Chad Le Clos busted out his 145th FINA World Cup Series gold medal tonight in Doha, Qatar, getting his hand on the wall first in the men’s 200m fly.
Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.
If she reaches the podium, this would be her first major international medal since she won her Olympic 200 IM and 400 IM golds in 2012.
The World #1 in this event, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu looks prepared to take another World title in this event — the field behind her, though, is dangerous.
The Korean contingency for their own hosted World Championships contains several Asian Games medalists, giving them a good shot at potential finalists.