Korea’s most successful swimmer, Olympian Park Tae Hwan, accomplished his goal of collecting 5 gold medals at the 2018 Korean Nationals taking place as part of the nation’s 99th Sports Festival this week.
Check out the stunning photos from this year’s Korean Nationals taking place as part of the Korean Sports Festival, courtesy of Rafael Domeyko.
An Sehyeon raced to a solid 57.96 100m fly in Korea tonight to claim her 8th consecutive National Festival title in the event.
Park Tae Hwan is on his way to earning his 5th MVP title of the Korean Swimming Championships.
Korea’s biggest swimming star, Park Tae Hwan, won his first individual race at the 2018 Korean Sports Festival after a gold-securing anchor on his squad’s 4 x 200m free relay last night.
It’s been a while since Korean Park Tae Hwan has been in the water, but his proved he’s still got his mojo with a gold medal-capturing anchor at the Korean Sports Festival tonight.
Despite hinting at possible retirement, 2008 Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea is expected to compete at this 99th Korean National Swim Meet coming up later this month.
Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.
World record holder Ippei Watanabe will swim the men’s 200 breast on day 3 of the Asian Games.
Olympic champions Dmitriy Balandin and Joseph Schooling are among the high-profile athletes not from powerhouse squads Japan or China competing at the 2018 Asian Games.
The 2018 Pan Pacific Championships are set to begin in one week and the psych sheets have just been released on the official meet website.
“Rather than saying I am retiring, I’d like to take some time to think about my future,” says Park Tae Hwan after announcing he has dropped out of the Asian Games.
2008 Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea saw his Asian Games medals stripped from the 2014 edition, but hopes to move on from that history with new performances this year.
Tonight, Katie Ledecky will try to better her season-best 3:57.94 in the 400 free from May at the Indy PSS.
Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.