Hwang Sun-woo plans to repay the support of his fans by setting another Korean record in the 800-meter freestyle relay
Korean men’s swimming sensation Hwang Sun-woo (20, Gangwon Provincial Office) has vowed to train hard to fulfill fans’ expectations at the Hangzhou Asian Games.
“It’s only 11 days until the start of the Asian Games, but now that the entire team has gathered for the signing ceremony, I can feel it,” Hwang said in an interview after attending the signing ceremony of the Korean team for the Hangzhou Asian Games at the Olympic Hall in Bangdong Olympic Park in Songpa-gu, Seoul on Wednesday. “They’ve been supporting me a lot, so I’m determined to show them a good performance.”
“Their support hasn’t stopped since the Tokyo Olympics, and I will repay their faith in me with a good performance and a good record,” he said, adding, “I will train even harder for the rest of the year.”
Hwang will try to win a trio of titles in the 100 and 200-meter freestyle events and the 800-meter freestyle relay.
“Freestyle (performance) has improved a lot in Korean swimming,” he said, praising his teammates, including Kim Woo-min (22-Gangwon Provincial Government), who rarely misses first place in Asia in the 400, 800 and 1,500 meters, and Lee Ho-joon (22-Daegu Metropolitan City Government) in the 200 meters.
“I think I’ll be able to concentrate well, and I’m trying to follow Pin Zhanle (China), who is doing very well, so I’m looking forward to your support.”
The Korean men’s medley relay team of Hwang Sun-woo, Kim Woo-min, Yang Jae-hoon (25-Gangwon Provincial Office) and Lee Ho-joon set a national record of 7:04.07 in the 800-meter freestyle relay final at the World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, in July.
Hwang Sun-woo and the Golden Generation will be looking for their first Asian Games gold in Hangzhou.
“At the World Championships, my performance as the first swimmer was not good due to poor physical condition, but at the Hangzhou Asian Games, the 800-meter freestyle relay will be organized earlier in the schedule, so I will be able to manage my physical condition well,” Hwang said, 카지노사이트킴 adding, “I am confident that I can write a Korean record again.”