North Korea at the Olympics

country entered in olympic games

North Korea at the Olympics is a history which includes 17 games in 14 countries and 300+ athletes.[1] Since 1946, North Korea has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

North Korea at the
Olympics
Flag of North Korea.svg
IOC codePRK
NOCOlympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Medals
Gold
16
Silver
17
Bronze
23
Total
56
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
Korea (2018)

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for the North Korea was NKO.[3] It is now PRK.[4]

HistoryEdit

The North Korean National Olympic Committee was formed in 1953. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1957.[5]

North Korea's team first competed at the 1964 Winter Olympics at Innsbruck .[1]

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
2  Silver Han Pil Hwa 1964 Innsbruck Speed skating Women's 3000 metres
1  Gold Li Ho-Jun 1972 Munich Shooting 50 metre rifle prone
2  Silver Kim U Gil 1972 Munich Boxing Light flyweight
3  Bronze Kim Yong Ik 1972 Munich Judo Men's lightweight
3  Bronze Ri Chun Ok
Kim Myong Suk
Kim Jung Bok
Kang Ok Sun
Kim Un Ja
Hwang Hye Suk
Chang Ok Rim
Paek Myong Suk
Ryom Chun Ja
Kim Su Dae
Chong Ok Jin
1972 Munich Volleyball Women's volleyball
3  Bronze Kim Gwong Hyong 1972 Munich Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight
1  Gold Gu Young Jo 1976 Montreal Boxing Bantamweight
2  Silver Li Byong Uk 1976 Montreal Boxing Light flyweight
2  Silver Ho Bong Chol 1980 Moscow Weightlifting Men's flyweight
2  Silver Jang Se Hong 1980 Moscow Wrestling Men's freestyle light flyweight
2  Silver Li Ho Pyong 1980 Moscow Wrestling Men's freestyle bantamweight
3  Bronze Li Byong Uk 1980 Moscow Boxing Light flyweight
3  Bronze Han Gyong Si 1980 Moscow Weightlifting Men's flyweight
1  Gold Choi Chol Su 1992 Barcelona Boxing Flyweight
1  Gold Pae Gil-Su 1992 Barcelona Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
1  Gold Kim Il 1992 Barcelona Wrestling Men's freestyle light flyweight
1  Gold Li Hak-Son 1992 Barcelona Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight
3  Bronze Li Gwang Sik 1992 Barcelona Boxing Bantamweight
3  Bronze Li Bun Hui and Yu Sun Bok 1992 Barcelona Table tennis Women's doubles
3  Bronze Li Bun Hui 1992 Barcelona Table tennis Women's singles
3  Bronze Kim Myong Nam 1992 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's middleweight
3  Bronze Kim Yong Sik 1992 Barcelona Wrestling Men's freestyle bantamweight
3  Bronze Hwang Ok Sil 1992 Albertville Short track speed skating Women's 500 metres
1  Gold Kye Sun-Hui 1996 Atlanta Judo Women's extra lightweight
1  Gold Kim Il 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's freestyle light flyweight
2  Silver Kim Myong Nam 1996 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's lightweight
3  Bronze Jon Chol Ho 1996 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's middleweight
3  Bronze Ri Yong Sam 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's freestyle bantamweight
2  Silver Ri Song Hui 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
3  Bronze Kim Un Chol 2000 Sydney Boxing Men's light flyweight
3  Bronze Kye Sun-Hui 2000 Sydney Judo Women's half lightweight
3  Bronze Kang Yong-Gyun 2000 Sydney Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 54 kg
2  Silver Kim Song-Guk 2004 Athens Boxing Featherweight
2  Silver Kye Sun-Hui 2004 Athens Judo Women's lightweight
2  Silver Kim Hyang Mi 2004 Athens Table tennis Women's singles
2  Silver Ri Song Hui 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
3  Bronze Kim Jong Su 2004 Athens Shooting Men's 50 metre pistol
1  Gold Hong Un Jong 2008 Beijing Gymnastics Women's vault (artistic gymnastics)
1  Gold Pak Hyon Suk 2008 Beijing Weightlifting Women's 63 kg
2  Silver An Kum Ae 2008 Beijing Judo Women's lightweight
3  Bronze O Jong Ae 2008 Beijing Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
3  Bronze Pak Chol Min 2008 Beijing Judo Men's lightweight
3  Bronze Won Ok Im 2008 Beijing Judo Women's lightweight
1  Gold Om Yun-Chol 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
1  Gold An Kum-Ae 2012 London Judo Women's 52 kg
1  Gold Kim Un-Guk 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
1  Gold Rim Jong-Sim 2012 London Weightlifting Women's 69 kg
3  Bronze Ryang Chun-Hwa 2012 London Weightlifting Women's 48 kg
3  Bronze Yang Kyong-Il 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 55 kg

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "North Korea"; retrieved 2012-7-29.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-29.
  3. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. "Abbreviations, National Olympic Committees," 2009 Annual Report, p. 91 [PDF p. 92 of 94]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  5. Olympic.org, "North Korea"; retrieved 2012-7-29.

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