Park Tae Hwan

Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Horton Threatens Sun Repeat In M 400 Free

The men’s 400 freestyle at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games looks like it’ll bring a lot more competition than the field in 2012, with 8 men already under 3:45 this year.


Park Tae Hwan Entered in 4 Events for Rio, Including 100 Free

Korean Olympian Park Tae Hwan, who was officially given an Olympic bid to Rio after an emergency KOC meeting in early July, is entered in 4 events for the Games. Park’s schedule includes not only his traditional 200, 400, and 1500 free, but also the 100 free.


Park Tae Hwan Lands In Orlando For Pre-Rio Camp

Fresh off winning his appeal with the Court Arbitration of Sport (CAS), Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan is on his way to Orlando, Florida for his final training before leaving for Brazil on July 31st.

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As Olympic Doping Cloud Thickens, WaPo Columnist Suggests Delayed Medal Ceremony

As pre-Olympic coverage ramps up across the world’s media outlets, the cloud of doping suspicions only appears to grow stronger. That gathering storm of pessimism and distrust has caused on Washington Post columnist to propose a unique solution.


Park Tae Hwan Is Back, But His In-Pool Impact Remains To Be Seen

Park Tae Hwan has Olympic medal-earning history, but this time around the 26-year-old has had much less time in the pool to prepare.


Park Tae Hwan Is Officially Going To Rio

After a long ordeal involving the Korean Swimming Federation, the Korean Olympic Committee and the Court Arbitration for Sport, Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan will now represent his nation in Rio.


Korean Olympic Committee To Hold Emergency Mtg Regarding Park’s Status

The Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) has reportedly scheduled an emergency meeting for Friday, July 8th, where the topic of whether or not banned swimmer Park Tae Hwan will be able to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games is at the top of the agenda.


Park Tae Hwan Ruled Eligible for 2016 Rio Olympics

Park Tae Hwan is now eligible to swim in Rio.


Park Tae Hwan Files Appeal with CAS Against Korean Olympic Committee

Park Tae Hwan filed an appeal against the Korean Olympic Committee with the CAS.


Park Tae-Hwan Set To Swim At First Int’l Meet Back From Suspension

Korean Olympian Park Tae-Hwan will be in action at his first international meet since serving his 18-month ban for having tested positively for a prohibited substance back in 2014.


Park Asks For Arbitration After Mediation Over Olympic Ban Fails

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hwan has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to begin arbitration proceedings after attempted mediation…


SwimSwam Pulse: 60% Support Park Tae-hwan’s 2016 Olympic Bid

Almost 800 of 1325 poll respondents voted in favor of letting Korea’s Park compete in Rio, believing that he’s served his sentence under international rules.


Park Cancels Olympic Committee Meeting At Last Minute

Another element to Park Tae Hwan’s appeal to the Korean Olympic Committee has been taken off course as the swimmer cancels a meeting last minute.


SwimSwam Pulse: Voters Split on Reaction To Cielo’s Rio Miss

Voters were very split between three of the options – bemusement, disappointment and sadness. Each earned roughly a quarter of the votes, and were all within about 40 total votes of each other.

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Park Tae-Hwan Receives Support from KOC President Kim Jung-haeng

Park Tae-hwan received a vote of confidence from KSOC president Kim Jung-haeng on Tuesday.