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Park Taehwan Gets First Swimming Gold for His Country

Park Taehwan claims Olympic gold with a brilliant performance in the 400m freestyle, winning the first swimming Olympic title for South Korea. Park hits the wall first in 3:41.86, Zhang Li of China, takes the silver medal home in 3:42.44, followed very closely by American Larsen Jensen. With this win, Park becomes the first asian swimmer to win a gold medal in this event. Swimming Men's 400m Freestyle Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Park Taehwan (KOR), Zhang Li (CHN), Larsen Jensen (USA)

400m freestyle, Beijing 2008, JENSEN, Larsen, PARK, Tae-hwan, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Swimming, ZHANG, Lin, Men,

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