On the 15th, the Korea Swimming Federation released the list of athletes that will participate in the 21st Doha World Aquatics Championships in 2024.At the 2024 World Aquatics Championships, which will be held in Doha, Qatar from February 2 to 19 next year (hereinafter Korean time), Korea will have a total of 37 athletes and 11 coaches in 5 sports, including swimming, diving, artistic swimming, open water swimming, and high diving. dispatch.The federation said, “Out of a total of six detailed events, the Korean team will participate in five events excluding water polo,” and, “Based on the national team selection and operation regulations and the International Aquatics Federation regulations after deliberation by the Korea Aquatics Federation Performance Improvement Committee.” “The team has been confirmed,” he said.Korean management star Hwang Seon-woo (Gangwon Provincial Office) aims to win a third consecutive World Championships medal in Doha.

In the men’s 200m freestyle, Hwang Seon-woo ranked second in the 2022 Budapest Games and third in Fukuoka in 2023, becoming the first Korean swimmer to reach the podium at the World Championships two times in a row.In Doha, Sunwoo Hwang will compete in the 200m and 100m freestyle and the 800m relay, a team event.Many of the world’s top athletes, including David Popovic (Romania), gave up participating in the Doha World Championships to focus on preparing for the 2024 Paris Olympics, increasing Hwang’s chances of winning a medal.Kim Woo-min (Gangwon Provincial Office), who ranked 5th in the 400m freestyle in Fukuoka this year, is also attempting to win his first World Championships medal.Kim Woo-min also won the right to participate in the 200m freestyle, but decided to give up participation in this event to Lee Ho-jun (Daegu Metropolitan City Hall).In the men’s 800m relay, which will be led by Hwang Sun-woo, Kim Woo-min, Lee Ho-jun, and Lee Yu-yeon (Goyang City Hall), Korea is expecting its first medal in the history of the World Championships team event.Korea’s backstroke star Lee Joo-ho (Seogwipo City Hall) and rising star Yoon Ji-hwan (Gangwon Physical Education High School) are also athletes to watch in the men’s management event.Kim Seo-young 스포츠토토존 (Gyeongbuk Provincial Office), who leads the women’s management team, will also lead her juniors to the Doha competition.

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