Korean Hwang Sun-woo Reaches 200m Freestyle Final at worlds, eyes 3rd straight medal Korean swimmer Hwang Sun-woo has advanced to the final of the men’s 200-meter freestyle at the ongoing world championships in Qatar, where he will try to become the first from the country to win a medal at three straight competitions. Hwang posted the second-fastest time in the 200-meter freestyle semifinals of the World Aquatics Championships at 1:45.15, finishing 0.19 second behind Danas Rapsys of Lithuania at the Aspire Dome in Doha on Monday (local time). The final, which will feature the top-eight swimmers from the semifinals, will begin in Doha at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday (local time), or 1:02 a.m. Wednesday (Korea time).In the heats held earlier Monday, Hwang had finished 11th with a time of 1:46.99. Hwang is so far the only Korean swimmer to have won a medal at back-to-back world championships, with his silver in 2022 and bronze in 2023 in the 200-meter freestyle. **[카지노](https://www.oncasino.site)** He will try to extend his streak to three. “I was quite worried during the heats because I didn’t feel as great as I thought I would,” Hwang said in a video clip released by his agency, All That Sports. “But in the semifinals, I had a far better race, both in terms of my time and my performance. Now that I’ve made it to my third straight final, I would love to reach the podium for the third straight time.” Hwang, however, wouldn’t be the first Korean swimmer to grab a medal in Doha, as his relay teammate, Kim Woo-min, beat him to it with his gold medal in the men’s 400-meter freestyle Sunday.