Korea may not have won any medals in the pool at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but the swimming team leaves the Games having shattered a number of national records with plenty of potential for more success in the future.
Hwang Sun-woo finished fifth in the men's 100-meter freestyle medal race on Thursday, the first Korean ever to reach the final of the event.
Hwang Sun-woo set a new Asian record in the men's 100-meter freestyle on Wednesday, recording a time of 47.56 seconds to become the first-ever Korean to reach the final of the event.
Olympic swimmer Hwang Sun-woo set a new Korean record in the men's 100-meter freestyle on Tuesday, beating his own record set two months ago.
Korea's Hwang Sun-woo missed the podium in the men's 200-meter freestyle on Tuesday, falling back to seventh over the final 50 meters after leading the pack for three lengths.
Hwang Sun-woo will swim in the men's 200m freestyle race on Tuesday, chasing Korea's first Olympic gold medal in swimming since 2008.
Hwang Sun-woo broke the Korean record for the men's 200-meter freestyle in the preliminary stage on Sunday, topping the table for the round. Hwang was finished first with a time of 1:44.62.
Thirteen Korean swimmers will head to Tokyo where they will vie for Olympic glory in 12 different events.