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Hwang Sun-woo wins 200m freestyle for South Korea his first back-to-back World Championships medals

South Korean swimming sensation Hwang Sun-woo has won bronze in the men’s 200-meter freestyle at the World Championships in a new South Korean record.Hwang is the first South Korean swimmer to win back-to-back medals at the World Championships.In lane 3, Hwang Sun-woo entered the water with the second-fastest starting reaction time among the eight swimmers in the 200-meter freestyle final.After passing the first 50 meters in second place behind Romania’s Popovic, Hwang was third at the 100-meter mark and moved back into second place at the 150-meter turn.The final 50 meters was a huge battle.At one point, Hwang Sun-woo had the lead over a slightly off-pace Popovic, but was narrowly edged out by two British athletes in the closing stages.Sunwoo Hwang touched the touchpad in , 카지노사이트 third place.Hwang made Korean swimming history by winning back-to-back medals at the World Championships, something even “Marine Boy” Park Tae-hwan couldn’t do.At the same time, he also set a new Korean record, shaving 0.05 seconds off the mark he set when he won silver in last year’s World Championships final in Budapest.Gold went to Great Britain’s Mashu Richards in 1:44.30, while Great Britain’s Tom Dean, the gold medalist in the event at the Tokyo Olympics, took silver.Popovic, who won the world title last year, finished fourth.Lee, who raced with Hwang Sun-woo in lane seven, finished sixth in 1:46.04.Having achieved his goal of standing on the podium in his main event, the 200-meter freestyle, Hwang Sun-woo will try to win medals again in the 100-meter freestyle and the 800-meter freestyle relay.

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