Park Tae-hwan Becomes Asiad's Most Decorated Athlete

  • Arirang News

    September 29, 2014 10:59

    Park Tae-hwan and other Korean male swimmers pulled off a bronze in the 4-by-100-m medley relay.

    The 3rd place finish gave Park his 20th medal at three Asiads, surpassing retired shooter Park Byung-taek's 19.

    Park Tae-hwan (left) smiles as he receives a birthday cake from Sun Yang after wrapping up his last competition in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on Friday. /News 1

    Meanwhile, Park's Chinese rival, Sun Yang, won gold in the 1,500-m freestyle.

    The biggest surprise was Japan's first-timer, Kosuke Hagino, who earned four gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

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