Ace Hwang Sun-woo split the water in lane 6 of the 800-meter freestyle relay.
He finished the first 100 meters in first place.
However, he was not feeling well before the race, and his pace dropped from there, dropping him to sixth in his heat.
But Hwang wasn’t the only one on the team.
The next two youngsters, Kim Woo-min and Yang Jae-hoon, stepped up and moved up to fourth place in the 600 meters.
The final youngster, Lee Ho-joon, also did his part, eventually touching the touch pad in third place in his group.
His time of 7:06.82 was 0.11 seconds better than the Korean record he set in the final of last year’s Budapest Games, and he finished sixth overall.
[Hwang Sun-woo: “I think I had some pace problems and put pressure on my brothers behind me, but my brothers behind me swam well, so I’m so thankful that I made it to the final with the Korean record.”]
This is the first time in South Korean swimming history that a team has reached two consecutive World Championship finals, and the relay team can now be called a golden generation.
Every swimmer’s performance was noticeably improved, especially Lee Ho-joon, who finished 6th in the 200m freestyle, and Kim Woo-min, who finished 5th in the 400m.
[Kim Woo-min/ National Swimming Team: “We have very good teamwork, so we fight for each other and encourage each other, and I think that’s why we can keep reducing our times.”]
With China and Japan eliminated, 카지노사이트넷 Korea was the only Asian country to make it to the finals, and the team also revealed their prospects for the Hangzhou Asian Games.