Chinese swimmer Pan Zhanle (19) broke the men’s 100m freestyle long course (50m) Asian record held by Hwang Seon-woo (19).
Pan Zhanle set 메이저사이트a new Asian record of 47.22 seconds in the men’s 100m freestyle final at the China Swimming Championships held in Hangzhou, China on the 1st. The previous record was 47.56 seconds set by Hwang Seon-woo at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Tokyo Olympics were postponed by one year due to Corona 19 and held in 2021. Panzanler shortened Hwang Seon-woo’s record by 0.34 seconds.
With this, Panzanler holds both the short course (25m) Asian record (45.77 seconds) and the long course record. In an interview with China’s Xinhua News Agency after winning the championship, Panzanler said, “I set a better record than I expected. Even during training, 47.50 is the best record.” I hope to be able to compete,” he said.
With the rise of Pan Zhanle, the medal competition with Hwang Seon-woo in this year’s Hangzhou Asian Games has become more heated. In Hwang Sun-woo’s main event, the 200m freestyle, the gap is still large. Hwang Seon-woo’s personal best in the 200m long course was 1:44:47, 4 seconds 06 faster than Panzanle’s personal best (1:48:53).