South Korean swimming sensation Hwang Sun-woo (Gangwon Provincial Office) won a gold medal in his first appearance at the 104th Jeonnam National Games.
He won the 800-meter freestyle relay with Yeon Hee-yoon, Yang Jae-hoon and Kim Woo-min (all of Gangwon Province) in a time of 7:18.42 at the Mokpo Swimming Pool in Jeonnam on Friday.
Hwang Sun-woo will compete in the 200-meter freestyle (16), 400-meter freestyle relay (17), 100-meter freestyle (18) and 400-meter medley relay (19). She will also compete in the 400-meter medley relay (18), which is being held as a test event for the national championships.
Hwang Sun-woo, who was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) at last year’s Ulsan Games after winning four medals, will be looking to repeat as MVP.
In the women’s 800-meter freestyle relay, 2019 National Championships MVP Kim Seo-young (Gyeongbuk Provincial Office), competing with Choi Ji-won, Park Soo-jin and Lee Do-ryun for Gyeongbuk Province, took first place in 8:06.68 to win gold 메이저사이트.
Diving’s Woo Haram (Korea Sports Promotion Agency) won the men’s 3-meter springboard final with a total of 464.90 points from the first through sixth dives, ahead of Kim Young-nam (446.55 points – Jeju Provincial Office) and Lee Jae-kyung (441.30 points – Gwangju Metropolitan Sports Association).
In the women’s 50m freestyle senior event, Heo Yeon-kyung (Bangsango) won the final in a Korean record time of 24.97.
After winning a bronze medal in the men’s 400-meter relay at the Hangzhou Games, sprinter Kim Kook-young (Gwangju Metropolitan City) dominated the men’s 100 meters for the first time in four years. He won the 100-meter final in 10.35 seconds, beating Park Won-jin (10.40-Sokcho City Hall) and Lee Jun-hyuk (10.43-Anshan City Hall).
Kim will try to win the 400-meter relay and 1600-meter relay.
Kim, the bronze medalist in the hammer throw at the Hangzhou Games, won gold in the women’s high school final in the same event with a meet record of 60.22 meters.
Roller skater Choi Kwang-ho, who won gold in Hangzhou, won the 1000-meter final in 1:24.476. Choi’s wife, Lee Hae-won (Yeosu City Hall), also took the top spot in the women’s general category.