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SWIMMER CHOI JI-SUNG WINS SEVETH CAREER MEDAL IN PARA AG 100M FREESTYLE SILVER

Para swimmer Choi Ji-sung (Sport Class S4-Busan Para Sports Association) won his seventh career Para Asian Games medal in silver. He touched the touchpad with a time of 1 minute, 30.03 seconds in the men’s 100-meter freestyle final at the Hangzhou Para Asian Games 2022 on Thursday at the Olympic Sports Center Swimming Pool in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. Finishing 5.07 seconds behind first-place finisher Takayuki Suzuki (JPN – 1:24.96), Choi claimed the silver medal. This is the seventh medal of her career at the Para Asian Games. After winning one gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the 2014 Incheon Games, Choi won three silver medals at the 2018 Indonesia Games.

This time around, she got off to a fast start, winning a silver medal in her first match. “I was aiming for gold, but I’m disappointed. But I’m satisfied that I improved on my season’s best time of 1:31,” he said.”(First place finisher) Suzuki did a great job. I would like to say congratulations to her,” he said, “I will work hard to prepare for the remaining competitions and hope to do well. “Today’s final was moved up to the morning due to organizational reasons .After being informed of the schedule change the previous evening, Ji-Sung Choi had to forgo the 200-meter freestyle preliminaries at the same time to focus on the 100-meter final .He wanted to swim the 200-meter freestyle, but due to the lack of athletes, he had to give it up as the sport classifications (S1 to S5) were combined. The lower the number, the more severe the disability.

Choi Ji-sung is a living legend in Para swimming .He made his international debut at the 2014 Incheon Para Asian Games and went on to win the men’s 50-meter, 100-meter, and 200-meter freestyle events at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first South Korean athlete to win a Paralympic triple .In August, he switched to breaststroke and won a gold medal at the World Championships, where he is enjoying a second peak. With her first event complete, Choi will look to add to her medal haul in the 50-meter freestyle and 50-meter backstroke on Aug. 26. The breaststroke was excluded from the 온라인카지노 Games due to lack of entries.

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