Representative freestyle athletes who opened the Korean swimming renaissance, including Hwang Seon-woo (20), Kim Woo-min (22, Gangwon Provincial Office), and Lee Ho-jun (22, Daegu Metropolitan City Hall), said, “Please look forward to the men’s 800m relay.” Gather your mouth.Swimswap, a media specializing in swimming, is also paying attention to the Korean men’s 800m relay team.SwimSwam writers made a ‘bold prediction for 2024’ on the 3rd (Korean time).Leta Reis, one of the writers, predicted, “The Korean men’s 800m relay team will win a bronze medal at the 2024 Paris Olympics.” The Korean men’s 800m relay team achieved outstanding results in 2023.In the finals of the 2023 Fukuoka World Championships in July, Hwang Seon-woo, Kim Woo-min, Yang Jae-hoon (Gangwon Provincial Office), and Lee Ho-jun won the 6th place with 7:04.07, and in September, the order was changed to Yang Jae-hoon, Lee Ho-jun, Kim Woo-min, and Hwang Seon-woo. In the finals of the Hangzhou Asian Games, he won the gold medal by setting a new Asian record of 7 minutes 01.73 seconds.

The Hangzhou Games was the first time that Korea won a gold medal in the Asian Games swimming team event.The Korean men’s relay race is moving toward the center of the world at high speed.In the 2022 Budapest World Championships men’s 800m relay, Korea caused a stir by passing the preliminaries in 4th place and then ranked 6th in the final, its highest ranking ever.At that time, Korea broke the Korean record twice, with 7 minutes 08.49 seconds in the preliminaries and 7 minutes 06.93 seconds in the finals.At the 2023 Fukuoka Games, the Korean men’s 800m relay team repeatedly shortened the Korean record with a time of 7:06.82 in the preliminaries and 7:04.07 in the final.At the Hangzhou Asian Games, not only did they set a new Korean record, but they also set a new Asian record, 0.53 seconds shorter than the 7:02.26 set by Japan at the 2009 슬롯게이밍 Rome World Championships in 14 years.