The Korean contingency for their own hosted World Championships contains several Asian Games medalists, giving them a good shot at potential finalists.
Yui Ohashi will be back at it this week, competing at the Japan Open, the final qualifier for this summer’s World Championships.
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.
Kim Seoyeong put up the world’s 12th fastest 400m IM time at Korean Nationals #2 to qualify for this summer’s World Championships on her home turf.
This weekend’s Korean Trials #2 will see the nation’s best swimmers aiming to make the World Championships roster.
The first of two national swimming trials for Korea took place over the weekend, with Asian Games swimmers Moon Jaekwon and Kim Seoyong both in the water vying for qualification times for this summer’s World University Games (Summer Universiade).
An Sehyeon raced to a solid 57.96 100m fly in Korea tonight to claim her 8th consecutive National Festival title in the event.