Extra! Korea

July 26, 2009

Park Tae-hwan eliminated from final round of 400m freestyle

Filed under: sports — extrakorea @ 11:38 am

Park Tae-hwan, who won the gold medal in the 400-meter men’s freestyle at last year’s Beijing Olympics, has been eliminated from the final round of that event at the World Championships in Rome. He had to place in the top eight, but finished in 12th place.
On Monday, Park will compete against Michael Phelps in the 200m men’s freestyle. At the Olympics, Phelps won gold and Park took silver.

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