Lee Joo-ho, Lee Sang-hoon, and Moon Su-ah at World Aquatics

Lee Joo-ho, Lee Sang-hoon, and Moon Su-ah Passed the World Aquatics Championships Preliminaries Together

Lee Joo-ho advanced to the 200m backstroke, and Sang-hoon Lee and Su-ah Moon advanced to the semifinals of the 200m breaststroke.

In Korean swimming, where even passing the preliminaries once seemed difficult, three people passed the preliminaries in one day.

Lee Joo-ho (29, Seogwipo City Hall), a Korean backstroke star, recorded a time of 1 minute 58.29 seconds in the men’s 200m backstroke preliminaries at the 2024 International Aquatics Federation World Championships held at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar on the 15th, ranking 9th overall and among the top 16 players. 파워볼

I got a ticket to the semifinals.

Lee Joo-ho, who previously reached the semifinals in the 100m backstroke but failed to advance to the finals, once again challenged himself to the finals in the 200m backstroke.

Lee Joo-ho will challenge the top 8 in the semifinals to be held on the morning of the 16th, Korean time.

In the men’s and women’s 200m breaststroke, Korean athletes advanced to the semifinals.

Lee Sang-hoon (23, Gangwon Provincial Office) finished the men’s 200m breaststroke race in 2 minutes 12.43 seconds and passed the preliminary round in 14th place overall.

Moon Soo-ah (15, Seoul weight) also ranked 14th, like Lee Sang-hoon, in the women’s 200m breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes 27.53 seconds.

Both players will continue their fight towards the final stage in the semifinals held on the morning of the 16th.

Heo Yeon-kyung (18, Bangsan High School), who was scheduled to participate in the women’s 100m freestyle preliminaries, withdrew to focus on the women’s 800m relay preliminaries, which had overlapping competition times.

Instead, Han Da-kyung (24, Jeollabuk-do Sports Council), Heo Yeon-kyung, Kim Seo-young (29, Gyeongbuk Provincial Office), and Park Soo-jin (24, Gyeongbuk Provincial Office) teamed up to finish in 14th place with a time of 8 minutes 06.40 seconds in the women’s 800m relay preliminaries.

Although they did not receive a ticket to the finals given to the top eight countries, they achieved the minimum performance necessary to secure a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The right to participate in the women’s 800m relay at the Paris Olympics is awarded to the top 16 countries based on the combined preliminary and final rankings from last year’s Fukuoka World Championships and this year’s Doha Games.

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