Park Tae Hwan

Park Makes Return To Pool With 1500 Freestyle Win In Gwangju

Fresh off his 18-month ban for doping, Korea’s Park Tae Hwan made his post-suspension debut in Gwangju at his nation’s Olympic Trials.


Park Tae-Hwan To Compete At Korean Nationals

Despite being ineligible for the Olympics Park Tae Hwan will compete at Korean Nationals, his first competition since his 18-month doping ban.


Ruled Out Of Rio, Park Tae Hwan May Still Compete At Korean Trials

On the heels of our report last week that Korean Olympic gold medalist Park Tae Hwan was deemed ineligible to compete at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Asian sources indicate that Park may still partake in his nation’s Olympic Trials.


Park Tae Hwan Officially Ruled Out Of 2016 Olympic Games

The KOC is indeed applying its 3-year doping ban to Park Tae Hwan, rendering him officially out of the 2016 Olympic Games.


Korean Council/Olympic Committees Merge; Impact On Park’s Ban Unknown

A merger between the Korean Council of Sport (KOCOA) and the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) has been approved and is set to be completed by the end of the month. Will this impact the possible 3-year extension to Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s existing 18-month doping ban?

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Korean Swimming Federation HQ Raided By Prosecuters

Arrests and equipment confiscation occurred at the Korean Swimming Federation’s office earlier today amid corruption claims.

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Doctor Involved In Park’s Doping Case Found Not Guilty Of Negligence

The doctor involved in Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s doping case has been found not guilty of professional negligence, but still fined.

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Banned Olympic Champion Park Tae-Hwan Returns Home to Korea

2008 Olympic gold medalist and two-time silver medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, Park Tae-Hwan, is set to return home to Korea, still under suspension for having tested positively for a banned substance last year.

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Olympic Experience: Does It Really Matter?

DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.


The Training and Development of Mitch Larkin

Mitch Larkin announced to the swimming world that he had truly arrived as a top contender for Olympic gold this…


Park Tae-Hwan Moves Training Camp to Tokyo

Suspended South Korean swimmer, Park Tae-Hwan, has relocated to Tokyo, Japan, taking his manager and physical trainer along with him.


China’s Sun Yang Confirms Quad-Event World Championships Program

Olympic champion-turned doping offender, Sun Yang from China, has confirmed his event schedule for the 2015 FINA World Championships in…


Japan’s Hagino Confirms He Is Pulling Out of Worlds Due to Broken Elbow

Japan’s powerhouse Kosuke Hagino officially pulls out of Worlds; Kazan Curse continues.


Korean Swimming Fed to Determine Park’s Potential Olympic Timetable in November

South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan continues to train under his previous coach Roh Min-sang, while the South Korean Olympic Committe mulls decision to carry out additional ban.


Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.