‘AG GOLD’ JI YOO-CHAN WINS 50M FREESTYLE AT THE NATIONAL TEAM TRIALS, BEATING HWANG SUN-WOO

Hwang Sun-woo (20-Gangwon Provincial Office) is the poster boy for Korean swimming management, but when the distances get shorter, Ji Yoo-chan (21-Daegu Metropolitan Government) is the ‘best in the country’.Ji won the men’s 50-meter freestyle final in 22.15 seconds at the 2024 Swimming Management National Team Trials at the Gimcheon Indoor Pool in Gimcheon, North Gyeongsang Province, on Monday.Second place went to Hwang Sun-woo, who touched the touchpad in 22.43.Hwang topped the 100 (48.57) and 200 (1:45.68) freestyle events at the meet, where he also holds the Korean records (47.56 in the 100 and 1:44.40 in the 200).

However, the Korean record in the 50-meter freestyle belongs to Ji Yoo-chan .Ji set a new Korean record of 21.84 in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, on the morning of September 25, and then dropped the time to 21.72 in the final later that day to win gold.His victory at the 2024 Olympic Trials cemented his status as South Korea’s top 50-meter freestyle swimmer. However, her time was 0.03 seconds slower than the International Swimming Federation A record of 22.12.

He will qualify for the World Championships in Doha next February if he breaks the FINA A record and finishes in the top two in each event at the trials. The first-place finishers in each event who do not exceed the International Federation A record and pass the Korean Swimming Federation (KSF) standard time will be considered by the Performance Improvement Committee to decide whether to compete at the World Championships. Ji Yoo-chan passed the KSF standard time of 22.45 seconds by a wide margin, making him eligible to be considered for the 토토사이트 World Championships by the Performance Improvement Committee.

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