[Asian Games] Hwang Sun-woo, Bronze Medal in 100m Freestyle… Pan Zhanle Wins Gold with Asian Record
The first individual medal of the Asian Games won by Hwang Sun-woo (20, Gangwon Provincial Office) was ‘Bongbit’.
Hwang Sun-woo took third place by hitting the touchpad in 48.04 seconds in the men’s 100m freestyle final at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games swimming event held at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center swimming pool in Zhejiang, China, on the 24th.
Fan Zhanle (19, China) won with a time of 46.97 seconds,
beating her own Asian record (47.22 seconds) by 0.25 seconds. 카지노사이트원
Chinese rookie Wang Haoyu (18) also finished the race at 48.02 seconds,
0.02 seconds faster than Hwang Sun-woo.
Although he missed the gold medal, Hwang Sun-woo became the second Korean athlete
to reach the podium in the men’s 100m freestyle at the Asian Games, following Park Tae-hwan.
Park Tae-hwan won a silver medal in this event in Doha in 2006 and a gold medal in the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games.
Hwang Sun-woo, who debuted on the Asian Games stage that day,
advanced to the finals with a time of 48.53 seconds in the preliminaries and second place overall.
He improved his speed further to 48.04 seconds in the final.
However, Hwang Sun-woo fell short of his personal best of 47.56 seconds.
Fan Zhanle ran an overwhelming race and became the first Asian athlete to break the 47-second barrier.
China swept both gold and silver medals, with Wang Hao-yu beating Hwang Sun-woo.
Lee Ho-jun (22, Daegu Metropolitan City Hall),
who placed 7th overall (49.24 seconds) in the preliminaries,
ranked 4th in the final with 48.68 seconds.
Hwang Sun-woo, who won a bronze medal in his first Asian Games competition,
aims to win gold in the 800m relay on the 25th and the 200m freestyle on the 27th.