Of South Korea performs a backstroke during the women’s 200m backstroke final at the Hangzhou 2022
Asian Games at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center swimming pool on Saturday afternoon in
Hangzhou, China. Lee Eun-ji finished third and became the first South Korean to win a medal in the
women’s 200-meter backstroke at an Asian Games in 25 years, 한국야동 following Shim Min-ji (bronze) at the 1998 Bangkok Games.
‘High school swimmer’
Lee Eun-ji (17, Bangsango) won her first Asian Games medal in a thrilling come-from-behind victory.
Lee clocked 2 minutes, 09.75 seconds in the women’s 200-meter backstroke final at the Hangzhou
Olympic Sports Center Aquatic Sports Arena in Hangzhou, China, on Sept. 26.
Lee was the third swimmer to touch the touchpad after Feng Xuwei (2:07.28) and Liu Ya Xin (2:08.70 – Great Britain) to win the bronze medal.
Her time of 2:09.75 was just 0.26 seconds behind the South Korean record of 2:09.49.
Earlier in the day, Lee had finished second overall in the women’s 200m backstroke preliminaries (2:11.42)
to build momentum for the final. 성인웹툰 The bronze medal was just as dramatic.
Led the way, with several swimmers battling for position in the middle of the field. Sitting in fourth place
at the 150-meter mark, Eunji Lee tried to pull away in the final 50 meters.
With a last-minute spurt, Lee moved into third place ahead of Mio Narita (JPN), and she powered through
the water to secure third place and the bronze medal.
Clocked 2:09.75 in the women’s 200-meter backstroke final at the Games at the Hangzhou Olympic
Sports Center Aquatic Sports Arena on Saturday in Hangzhou, China. Lee was the third woman to touch
the touchpad after Feng Xuwei (2:07.28) and Liu Yaoxin (2:08.70 – Great Britain) to win the bronze medal.
Lee clocked 32.62 seconds in the final 50 meters, more than a second ahead of Narita, who finished in 33.73.
Lee won her first medal at her first international multisport event. Lee finished fifth in the women’s 100-
meter backstroke final the previous day (Aug. 25).
It has been 25 years since South Korea has had a medalist in the women’s backstroke at an Asian
Games since Choi Soo-min (100m bronze) and Shim Min-ji (200m bronze) at the 1998 Bangkok Games.
Lee’s bronze medal was her seventh swimming medal at the Hangzhou Games.
This surpasses the number of medals won by Korean swimmers at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games (1 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze). 19가이드03