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Hwang Seon-woo, 1st place in the 100m freestyle in the representative competition… Participated in World Championships and AG

Hope of Korean swimming’ Hwang Seon-woo (Gangwon-do Office) easily won the first place in the men’s 100m freestyle at the national selection event, and will split the water with the Taegeuk mark at this year’s World Championships and Asian Games. .

Hwang Seon-woo was the first to take a touchpad with a record of 48 seconds and 21 seconds in the men’s 100m freestyle final on the third day of the KB Financial Korea Swimming Championship (2023 National Business Team Selection Competition) held at the indoor swimming pool in Gimcheon, Gyeongbuk on the afternoon of the 27th.

In the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics held in 2021, he fell short of his own Korean record and Asian record of 47.56안전놀이터, but he also had no worthy opponents in Korea.

Although it is still early in the season, it is the second place in the world rankings this season, following the record (48.09) set by Kyle Chalmers (Australia) at the New South Wales (NSW) State Open Championship in Australia on the 10th.

Hwang Seon-woo, who is holding her first competition of the new year, took first place out of 20 contestants with a time of 48.98 seconds in the preliminaries held the previous morning, and advanced to the final with 8 contestants competing.

Hwang Seon-woo easily passed the A record of the International Swimming Federation (48.51 seconds) and qualified for the World Championships to be held in Fukuoka, Japan in July.

This competition will be held as a selection match for the national team such as this year’s World Championships and Hangzhou Asian Games.

Hwang Seon-woo will compete in the World Championships three times in a row, following the 2019 Gwangju Games and the 2022 Budapest Games.

At the 2019 Gwangju Games, he competed only in the 800m relay, a team event, and at the 2022 Budapest Games, he won a silver medal in the 200m freestyle.

She is participating in the Asian Games for the first time this year.

Hwang Seon-woo was included in the special strategic training team organized by the Korea Swimming Federation with the goal of winning the first gold medal in the team event at the Hangzhou Asian Games, which will open in September. He returned home on the 15th of this month and has been preparing for this selection.

On the 28th, as with his 100m freestyle, he will compete in the qualifying event for his main event, the 200m freestyle. The 200m freestyle final will be held on the afternoon of the 29th.

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