Korean swimming ‘Hangzhou Medal Project 2’ started, management team quenched in Australia

The Korean swimming backstroke and breaststroke national teams aiming to win medals at the Hangzhou Asian Games will start warming up in Australia for four weeks.

The Korea Swimming Federation announced on the 18th that 4 members of the management team, Lee Joo-ho, Jo Seong-jae, Choi Dong-yeol, and Lee Eun-ji, national team leader Kim Hyo-yeol, and trainer Lee Ji-hong, left for Melbourne, Australia.

The Korea Swimming Federation previously dispatched four men’s freestyle players to Australia from February 8 to mid-March, and this time, the ‘Special Strategy for the Asian Games’ project was carried out with leading players among the backstroke and breaststroke events. do.

Lee Joo-ho, who participated in the Australian training camp, won bronze medals in the 100m men’s backstroke and 400m mixed medley relay at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games. In September, in Hangzhou, he aims to enter the medal table again.

Eunji Lee has been attracting attention as a strong female backstroke since her debut at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Cho Seong-jae, the Korean record holder in the men’s 200m breaststroke, showed growth by reaching the threshold of the final with a final ninth place at last year’s World Swimming Championships in Budapest. Choi Dong-yeol also holds the Korean record for men’s 50m breaststroke.

The four players will work hard for 26 days at the Nunawading Swimming Club in Melbourne, Australia, with coach Zoll Fink. Coach Fink is the leader who led the growth of England’s James Guy.

Under coach Fink, James Gai beat China’s Sun Yang to win the gold medal in the men’s 200m freestyle at the 2015 Kazan World Aquatics Championships. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Great Britain won silver medals in the men’s 800m relay and men’s 400m medley relay. 카지노사이트

Lee Joo-ho said, “I’m both excited and burdened. Half excited, half worried.” I will learn and train hard,” he said.

Hyo-yeol Kim, the national team leader, said, “I am grateful to the federation for providing the players with an opportunity to have a good experience. As major international competitions are held consecutively this year, I will use it as an opportunity to grow one step further.”

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