Hwang Seon-woo, Jeon Hoon in the Turkiye Alpine Region… “It’s hard to breathe, but it will help improve the record”

Hwang Seon-woo (19, Gangwon Provincial Government), the ‘signboard of Korean swimming’, is in the midst of field training in the alpine area of ​​Erzurum, Turkiye (Turkey).

Hwang Seon-woo during training in Turkiye. Provided by All That Sports

Hwang Seon-woo’s management company, All That Sports, announced on the 20th that Hwang Seon-woo and 6 swimmers from the Gangwon-do Provincial Office left for high-mountain training on the 6th, and has been training for two weeks at Turkiye Erzurum.

The Gangwon Provincial Government swimming team, led by coach Lee Bo-eun, planned high-altitude training to strengthen cardiorespiratory and stamina. The training will be held for about three weeks at a local swimming camp located at an altitude of 2100m above sea level in Erzurum, and will be conducted jointly with a German professional swimming team. Hwang Seon-woo is doing high-intensity weight training centered on core training along with swimming training for 12,000 to 13,000 meters a day.

Through All That Sports, Hwang Seon-woo said, “I’m out of breath because I’m training at high altitude. Even when swimming at the same pace as usual, there are parts that require more energy, so I had a hard time in the first week of training.” I have adapted. I think there will be an improvement in the record when I return after training,” he said. He continued, “It’s my first time training with foreign players,” he added.

The German professional team in joint training has a total of nine national team players, including Germany, Switzerland, and Slovenia, and Matt Maggie, who won Australia’s Manager of the Year award in 2013 and coached the German national swimming team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. is leading

Hwang Seon-woo is expected to return to Korea at the end of this month and continue preparing for the National Sports Festival to be held in October.

By Song Yong-jun, staff reporter [email protected]

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