[Asian Games] Yeon-kyung Heo, 200m Freestyle, and Dong-yeol Choi,
100m Breaststroke, Advanced to the Finals in Second Place
Seven events will advance to the finals on the 25th,
including men’s 50m backstroke Lee Joo-ho and women’s 50m backstroke Lee Eun-ji.
Korean athletes will participate in all seven finals of the swimming competition at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held on the afternoon of the 25th.
On this day, Korean athletes continued to advance to the finals in seven swimming events at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the swimming pool of the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Zhejiang, China.
Joo-ho Lee (28, Seogwipo City Hall), who won a bronze medal in the men’s 100m backstroke the previous day,
ranked 5th overall with a time of 25.39 seconds in the 50m backstroke preliminaries on this day. 카지노사이트킹
Eunji Lee (17, Bangsan High School) also advanced to the finals in the women’s 50m backstroke preliminaries with 28.80 seconds and 5th place overall.
Ji Yu-chan (21, Daegu Metropolitan City Hall) took first place in the preliminary round,
setting a new Korean and competition record of 21.84 seconds in the men’s 50m freestyle.
In the 50m freestyle preliminaries on this day,
there was only one athlete, Ji Yu-chan, who recorded a record of 21 seconds.
Heo Yeon-kyung (17, Bangsan High School), who participated in the women’s 200m freestyle,
finished second overall with a time of 2 minutes 00.18 seconds,
following Li Bingje (21, China) with 1 minute 58.90 seconds, and secured a ticket to the finals.
Li Bingje, who won gold medals in the women’s 1,500m freestyle and 400m relay the previous day,
is aiming for her third win of the competition in the 200m freestyle final this afternoon.
Choi Dong-yeol (24, Gangwon Provincial Office) also ranked second overall with a time of 59.90 seconds in the men’s 100m breaststroke preliminaries.
Cho Seong-jae (22, Goyang City Hall) also ranked 6th with 1 minute 01.68 seconds and advanced to the finals.
Kim Seo-young (29, Gyeongbuk Provincial Office),
who won the women’s 200m individual medley at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games,
earned a ticket to the finals with a time of 2 minutes, 16.27 seconds and 7th place overall.
The Korean men’s 800m relay team, consisting of Lee Yu-yeon (Korea National Sport University),
Kim Geon-woo (Dokdo Sports Team), Yang Jae-hoon, and Kim Woo-min (Gangwon Provincial Office),
took first place overall with a time of 7 minutes 12.84 seconds in the preliminaries.
Second place overall was China, which finished the race in 7 minutes 12.96 seconds.
In the preliminaries on this day, Korea was held without key players such as Hwang Sun-woo (Gangwon Provincial Office) and Lee Ho-jun (Daegu Metropolitan City Hall),
China was held without key players such as Fan Zhanle and Yang Hao-yu.
It is expected that a real sword battle will unfold in the finals.