Multi-Olympic medalist Park Tae Hwan of Korea will be competing in his homeland this week, aiming to make his 4th Asian Games squad.
Read up on the last half of the 2017 Korean Sports Festival, which included notable swims by Park Tae Hwan and An Se Hyeong.
The 98th National Sports Festival of Korea Saturday, October 21st – Thursday, October 26th Cheongju Indoor Swimming Pool, Chungbuk LCM…
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27-year-old Park Tae Hwan is gearing up for his next competition, the South Korean Nationals slated for October 21st to October 26th at the Cheong-ju Indoor Swimming Pool.
“It’s a privilege to be an honorary ambassador for the world championships held in my home country,” Park Tae Hwan said today.
Though many had high hopes for the 2016 Olympic 400 IM champion, Japan’s Kosuke Hagino finished 6th in tonight’s 400 IM final at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Team USA’s Matt Grevers returns to the pool this morning for the men’s 50 back prelims and will look to set himself up for a shot at another individual medal.
Lilly King and Katie Meili will be back in action on day 7 in the women’s 50 breast.
Since the first World Championships took place in 1973, Korea has only had 6 swimmers reach the finals. Korean swimmer An Sehyeon made history when she became this first Korean woman to swim in multiple finals.
Park Tae Hwan has scratched the 100 free for day 4 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
American Ryan Murphy is just one of the mega stars racing tonight in Budapest.
American Lilly King, the reigning 100m breaststroke Olympic champion, will face rival Yuliya Efimova of Russia in what may be the race of the night.
Follow along with day 2 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.
Katinka Hosszu will go for her first gold medal of these championships in the women’s 200 IM.