Jeong Doo-hee

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Jeong Doo-hee
Personal information
Full name Jeong Doo-hee
National team  South Korea
Born (1984-12-04) 4 December 1984 (age 33)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly
Club Korea National Training Center[1]

Jeong Doo-hee (also Jeong Du-hui, Korean: 정 두희; born December 4, 1984) is a South Korean former swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events.[2] He represented his nation South Korea at the 2004 Summer Olympics,[1] and shared silver medals with Park Seon-kwan, Choi Kyu-woong, and Park Tae-hwan in the 4×100 m medley relay at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.[3][4]

Jeong qualified for two swimming events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by clearing FINA B-standard entry times of 54.91 (100 m butterfly) and 2:00.84 (200 m butterfly) from the Dong-A Swimming Tournament in Seoul.[5][6] In the 200 m butterfly, Jeong challenged seven other swimmers on the second heat, including Olympic veteran Vladan Marković of Serbia and Montenegro. He raced to second place in his heat and twenty-fourth overall by 0.84 of a second behind Canada's Nathaniel O'Brien in 2:00.96.[7][8] In the 100 m butterfly, Jeong blasted a new South Korean record of 54.79 to break a 55-second barrier and top the third heat. Jeong failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed thirty-eighth overall out of 59 swimmers in the preliminaries.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "수영국가대표 정두희를 말하다" [Meet the national swimmer Jeong Doo-hee] (in Korean). Young Hyundai. 10 September 2013. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jeong Doo-hee". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Yoo, Jee-Ho (18 November 2010). "Asian Games: Swimmer Park ends Asiad with seven medals". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Marsteller, Jason (7 December 2006). "Park Snares Second Asian Record, Japan Wins Medal Count as Asian Games Come to a Close". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 9 June 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  5. ^ Chang, Jeon (24 April 2004). "Ryu Yoon-ji Sets New Korean Record for 100m Freestyle Swimming". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Swimming – Men's 200m Butterfly Startlist (Heat 2)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "Men's 200m Butterfly Heat 2". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 16 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  8. ^ Thomas, Stephen (16 August 2004). "Men's 200 Butterfly, Prelims Day 3: Michael Phelps and Japan's Yamamoto Tie As Fastest Qualifiers; Tom Malchow will be there too". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 3 December 2005. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Men's 100m Butterfly Heat 4". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 19 August 2004. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  10. ^ Thomas, Stephen (19 August 2004). "Men's 100 Butterfly, Day 6 Prelims: Crocker Blasts Back into Form as Fastest Qualifier; Serdinov and Phelps Right on his Tail". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 11 April 2013.