Baek In-cheol (23, Jung-gu Office, Busan) became the first South Korean to win an Asian Games gold medal in the men’s 50-meter butterfly. Paik won the men’s 50-meter butterfly final in 23.29 seconds, a new South Korean record and a meet record, at the Hangzhou Asian Games 2022 at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, on Monday. Paik beat Zheng Tianwei (Singapore), who clocked 23.34, by 0.05 seconds. Until this day, only one South Korean had won a medal in the men’s 50-meter butterfly, which became an Asian Games event in Doha in 2006, with Yang Jeong-doo finishing third in Incheon in 2014.Paik surpassed Yang as the best South Korean finisher in the event .In the morning heats, Baek touched the touchpad in 23.39 seconds to finish first overall His time of 23.39 was a new Korean record of 23.50, which he set at the national trials in March of this year, by 0.11 seconds, and a meet record of 23.46, which was set by Su Yang (CHN) in Incheon in 2014, by 0.07 seconds .”I’m not satisfied with this time,” Baek said, “my goal is to break 22 seconds. “In the final, Baek failed to break 22 seconds, but he still won the gold medal. He broke the Korean record and the competition record. Paik’s gold medal was the fourth gold medal of the Games for the Korean swimming organization. He tied his previous best score 바카라사이트 from Guangzhou in 2010.

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