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Hwang Sun-woo posts 6th fastest time in semis to reach final of 200m freestyle Updated: 2021-07-26 13:38:39 KST

At the Olympics in Tokyo this morning, South Korean teenage swimming star Hwang Sun-woo reached the final of the men's 200-meter freestyle.
Hwang finished the semis in a time of 1-minute-45.53 to make the final as the sixth fastest qualifier.
Hwang has already made a name for himself with a sensational display on his way to the semis. breaking Park Tae-hwan's national record, which had stood for over a decade.
This is also the first time a South Korean has reached the final since Park did in London in 2012.
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