June 16, 2024

Korean Swimmers Impress in 2024 Trials, Securing Olympic Roster for Paris.

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Kim Woomin Dominates Korean Olympic Trials with Impressive Time of 3:43.69 to Secure World Champion Title

The 2024 Korean Olympic Trials concluded in Gimcheon with impressive performances from world champion Kim Woomin. At just 22 years old, Kim dominated the men’s 400m free with a time of 3:43.69, cementing his position as one of the top contenders in the world for this event. This swim was only slightly off from his personal best of 3:42.71 in Doha last month and better than his time of 3:44.35 at the 2018 Asian Games. Kim has already qualified for the Paris Olympics in the 200m free and 1500m free events.

In the men’s 50m free, Ji Yuchan took gold with a time of 22.25, followed by Baek In-chul in 22.47 and Hwang Sunwoo in 22.53. Ji is the reigning Asian Games champion in this event and set a national record of 21.72 last year, which also qualifies him for the Olympics. The Korean Swimming Federation’s High-Performance Committee will soon determine the final roster for Paris.

Other noteworthy results include Kim Jihun winning the men’s 100m fly, Heo Yeon-kyung taking gold in the women’s 50m free, Kim Seoyeong as the quickest in the women’s

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