“If I maintain this skill well, I think I can rise to the highest position (at the Asian Games).”

Hwang Seon-woo (19, Gangwon Provincial Office), who won the 200m freestyle at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Short Course (25m) World Swimming Championships, showed confidence in next year’s Asian Games in Hangzhou.

Hwang Seon-woo, who entered Incheon International Airport on the 20th, said, “I expected it to be difficult because I was not in good health, but I got a satisfactory result.” I lost,” he said, looking back at this tournament.

Hwang Seon-woo won the gold medal in the men’s 200m freestyle final at the Sports and Aquatics Center in Melbourne, Australia on the 18th with a time of 1:39:72. Following last year’s championship, it was the first Korean player to win two consecutive victories. 토토

In particular, the time of 1:39:72 recorded in the final is a new Asian record. Two days earlier, he had broken his own Asian record (1:40:99) by 1:27 in the men’s 800m relay final. It is only 0.35 seconds away from the world record (1:39:37) achieved by Paul Biedermann (Germany) in 2009.

Hwang Seon-woo was not in normal condition due to injuries to his index and middle fingers during the preliminaries, but finished the tournament with the best record in Asia. He said, “I was injured in the touch action during the frantic race in the preliminaries.” paid,” he said.

Hwang Seon-woo also spared no words of encouragement to Romania’s David Popovic (18) and England’s Tom Dean (22), who recently formed a rivalry. He said, “Because both Popovich and Dean are still young players, they are rivals who will compete in good faith until I retire.”

Hwang Seon-woo participated in the 800m relay race along with Yang Jae-hun (24), Kim Woo-min (21, Gangwon-do Office), and Lee Ho-jun (21, Daegu Metropolitan City), setting a record of 6 minutes 49 seconds 67 in the finals and finishing fourth, the highest ever. .

Hwang Seon-woo said, “My results in the 800m relay are just as satisfying as the 200m freestyle. All the players prepared for the game by having many conversations from the preliminaries to the finals, and produced good results. In the future, I will aim to win a medal in the 800m relay,” he expressed confidence.