Choi Dong-yeol, 1st place in men’s 50m breaststroke national competition… Qualifying for AG

Choi Dong-yeol (Gangwon Provincial Office, photo) won the Asian Games by placing first in the men’s 50m breaststroke in the national team selection event.

Choi Dong-yeol was the first to take a touchpad with a record of 27.44 seconds in the men’s 50m breaststroke final on the 4th day of the KB Financial Korea Swimming Championship (2023 National Business Team Selection Competition) held at the Gimcheon Indoor Swimming Pool in Gyeongbuk on the 28th. 메이저놀이터

Choi Dong-yeol, who recorded 27.35 seconds in the preliminary round held the previous day, unfortunately failed to exceed the International Swimming Federation A record (27.33 seconds). With this, Choi Dong-yeol recorded two gold medals following his victory in the 100m breaststroke held on the 26th. Choi Dong-yeol will compete in the 200m breaststroke preliminaries on the 29th.

Meanwhile, in the preliminary round of the 200m freestyle held on the same day, Hwang Seon-woo and Kim Woo-min (Gangwon Provincial Office) faced off against each other. Hwang Seon-woo took first place with a time of 1 minute 46 seconds 45, and Kim Woo-min took second place with a time of 1 minute 47 seconds 74.

Hwang Seon-woo qualified for the World Championships in the 200m freestyle as well as the 100m freestyle, exceeding the International Swimming Federation A record (1:47:06) in the preliminaries. They will have a rematch in the 200m freestyle final on the afternoon of the 29th.

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