Kim Jun-woo shaves 30 seconds off his personal best in the 1500m men’s freestyle to become the first ever silver medalist at the World Junior Swimming Championships

Korea’s best performance since its first competition in 2006
0.95 seconds to qualify for the Olympics
The Korean record is 14:47.38 by Park Tae-hwan.

Kim Jun-woo holds up his silver medal after finishing second in the men’s 1500m freestyle.

Kim Jun-woo (16-Gwangseong-go)

Became the first Korean swimmer to win a silver medal at the World Junior Swimming Championships.

Kim Jun-woo finished second in the men’s 1500-meter freestyle with a time of 15 minutes, 1.94 seconds at the 2023 World Junior Swimming Championships in Netanya, Israel, 카지노사이트 on Tuesday.

It is the best result by a South Korean swimmer at the World Junior Championships, which are now in their ninth edition since the event was first held in Brazil in 2006.

Yang Ha-jung

(18, Daejeon Cheongo) won bronze in the women’s 100-meter butterfly at the Peru Games last year, her first podium finish.

In the three-group time race, Kim raced in lane two, lane four, and improved her previous personal best (15:31.51) set at the national trials in March by 29.57 seconds in six months.

Kuzey Tunceli

(16-14:59.80) of Turkiye (Turkey) won the race, while Zhang Zhanxiu (16-15:11.94) of China was third.

After finishing 12th in the men’s 400m freestyle (3:58.36) and ninth in the 1500m (15:50.88) at last year’s Peru Games as a junior at Changchun Middle School, Kim Jun-woo has continued to improve, setting personal bests in both the 200m (1:48.24-5th) and 400m (3:50.67-6th) freestyle at this meet.

Kim’s time in the 1500 freestyle on Sunday is the fastest among all Korean swimmers this season. 온라인카지노 Kim Woo-min (22-Gangwon Provincial Office) clocked 14:54.25 last year but has not competed this year.

The Korean record for the 1500m freestyle is 14:47.38, set by Park Tae-hwan (34) in 2012. Given his current form, Kim has a good chance of qualifying for next year’s Paris Olympics.

The Olympic qualifying standard for the 1500m freestyle is 15:0.99. If Kim finishes in the top two at next year’s trials by at least 0.95 seconds, he will punch his ticket to the Olympics.

Each country is allowed to send up to two athletes per event who meet the standard.

“Since the national trials in March, I’ve been training hard, but I’ve also been paying attention to what I eat. I also trained more seriously from the domestic training camp than I did in Peru last year.

It was also very helpful to get to know the athletes who came with me and support and encourage each other.” 카지노사이트존

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