Swimmer Hwang Solar-woo Voted MVP at Nationwide Sports Festival

Hwang Solar-woo poses with his medals on the closing ceremony of the Nationwide Sports Festival in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province on Thursday. /Newsis Teen swimming sensation Hwang Solar-woo was voted MVP on the Nationwide Sports Festival on Thursday.Hwang earned 55 out of 64 votes cast by reporters at his final competition sooner than he graduates from excessive college in February next year. He won the males’s 400-m medley relay to steal his fifth gold medal on the festival after his victories within the 50-m freestyle, 2×400-m freestyle relay, 200-m particular particular person medley and 400-m freestyle relay.In the 200-m particular particular person medley, he living a Korean chronicle of 1: 58.04, shaving 2.27 seconds off the old chronicle of 2: 00.31 living by Park Tae-hwan in 2014.”I’m chuffed to salvage five gold medals, which was my aim in this competition,” Hwang said. “I’m chuffed I was in a space to total my final competition in excessive college on a excessive computer screen.”Hwang plans no longer to pass on to faculty and can as a replace commit himself to making prepared for the 2024 Summer time Olympics in Paris.Copyright © Chosunilbo & Chosun.com Study Extra