Park Tae Hwan

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.


Park Tae Hwan Files for Mediation with CAS Over Olympic Suspension

Olympic gold medalist Park Tae-hwan has filed an appeal with the international Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) over his Olympic…


Banned Park Tae Hwan Set To Make Final Appeal To KOC On May 25th

With Olympian Park Tae Hwan having expectedly been left off the South Korean Olympic roster due to his having served…


South Korea’s Public In Support Of Park Competing In Rio

Just days after South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan got down on his knees in front of the Korean Olympic Committee, begging for an opportunity to race for South Korea at this summer’s Games in Rio, surveys from him home country point to public support of the controversial swimmer.


WADA Suspends African Continent’s Only Anti-Doping Laboratory

The only accredited doping control laboratory on the African continent, located in Bloemfontein, South Africa, has had its accreditation suspended by WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, for failure to meet WADA standards.


Park Suplica de Rodillas por la Oportunidad de Competir en Río

El una vez estrella de la natación de Corea del Sur, Park Tae Hwan, se encuentra suplicando ser incluido en la nómina para los Juegos Olímpicos de Río.

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Banned Park Begs His Nation’s Olympic Committee For Chance To Compete

South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan is literally begging his nation’s Olympic Committee for a chance to compete in Rio.


Current South Korean Olympic Squad Composed Of 5 Females, 0 Males

Although he won 4 events at his nation’s Olympic Trials, South Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hwan is unable to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games due to a punitive ban enforced by the Korean Swimming Federation.


Park Wins 100 Freestyle in Gwangju in a time of 48.91

In his final swim of the 2016 Korean Olympic Trials Park Tae Hwan took the men’s 100 freestyle in a time of 48.91…

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Park Posts World’s Fourth Fastest 400 Freestyle in Gwangju

Park Tae Hwan won his third gold of the Korean Olympic Trials on Wednesday taking the men’s 400 freestyle in a time of 3:44.26…

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Park Wins 200 Freestyle at Korean Olympic Trials in a Time of 1:46.31

Park Tae Hwan won his second event at the Korean Olympic Trials taking the 200 Freestyle in a time of 1:46.31…