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Faster Than Phelps: 17-Yr-Old Hwang Sun Woo Hits 1:45.92 LCM 200 Free WJR

Buckle your swimming seatbelts as you read about teen Hwang Sun Woo’s monster sub-1:46 LCM 200 freestyle performance in Korea.


Whatever Happened To Olympic Gold Medalist Park Tae Hwan?

Yesterday Hwang Sun-Woo broke Olympic medalist Park Tae Hwan’s national record which left many readers wondering, “whatever happened to Park Tae Hwan?”


VIDEO: Teen Hwang Sun Woo Crushes Park Tae Hwan’s KOR 100 Free Record – 48.25

Faster than Caeleb Dressel and Michael Phelps at the same age, 17-year-old Hwang Sun Woo of Korea hit a 48.25 LCM 100 free.


17-Year-Old Hwang Sun Woo Hits LCM 1:46.31 200 Free/48.51 100 Free

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.


Asian Swimming Championships Moved To 2021

The 2020 Asian Swimming Championships represents the latest international event to be postponed on the heels of the Olympic Games’ push to July 2021.

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29 Korean Swimmers Ready To Make Host Nation Proud At World Cships

The Korean contingency for their own hosted World Championships contains several Asian Games medalists, giving them a good shot at potential finalists.

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Korean World Championships Finalist An Sehyeon Misses Gwangju Qualification

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.

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2 Korean National Records Broken Thus Far, Along With Seoyeong 4:38 400 IM

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.

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Exclusive Details On 2019 World C’ships Preparations, Venue & Vibe

With the 2019 World Championships taking place this summer in Gwangju, Korea in just a handful of months, SwimSwam spoke with Gwangju Organizing Committee Secretary General, Dr. Cho Youngteck, on how the preparations are coming along.

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2019 Gwangju Ambassador Park Tae Hwan Ready To Host The World’s Best

” I am confident that those who visit Gwangju, Korea will love its nature, culture and food and I hope all the athletes, families and communities will enjoy the beautiful sceneries our region has to offer,” says Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of the FINA World Championships coming to his home nation just over 2 months from now.


Park Tae Hwan Not Retired, But Will Not Race At 2019 World Championships

A source close to the Korean Swimming Federation told SwimSwam today that Park’s non-participation in the swimming events at Worlds is indeed confirmed.


Korean Trials Moved Last-Minute Due To World C’ships Preparations

There’s been a last-minute change to the 2019 Korean World Championships Trials, as the nation’s swimming federation has been asked to move the dates and location of the event due to conflicts with preparations for this summer’s main FINA event.

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Park Tae Hwan May Stay Out Of Gwangju Waters

Korea’s most successful swimmer of all-time, Park Tae Hwan, has been busy with his duties as an official ambassador for the 2019 World Championships taking place in his home nation. But, it’s becoming more suggestive that a role outside the pool may be all that Park will be offering in Gwangju.


2 Korean National Records Go Down At WUGs Trials

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).

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2018 SC Worlds: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

2018 FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, December 11th – Sunday, December 16th Hangzhou, China Tennis Centre, Hangzhou Olympic &…