Hwang Sun-woo dives at the start of the men's 2x400-meter freestyle relay race at the National Sports Festival at Gimcheon Indoor Swimming Pool in Gimcheon, North Gyeonsang on Thursday.
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.