S. Korean swimmer Hwang Sun-woo wins gold in 200m freestyle at World Championships
Updated: 2021-12-18 12:19:08 KST
South Korean swimmer Hwang Sun-woo won gold in the men's 200-meter freestyle final at the Short Course World Championships.
In Abu Dhabi, Hwang scored one minute 41 seconds 60 to narrowly beat his Russian competitor.
It was his first gold in a major championship, and he becomes the first South Korean to win at the World Championships in five years since Park Tae-hwan won in 2016.