South Korea at the Olympics
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Olympic facts about South Korea
NOC: South Korea

IOC code:


Olympic debut:


London 1948

Winter:  St. Moritz 1948

Olympic participation:


1948-1976, 1984 and onwards

Winter:  1948, 1956 and onwards
South Korean Olympic Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 96 91 101 288
Winter Olympics 33 30 16 79
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Archery 279 7 43
2.   Short Track 2616 11 53
3.   Taekwondo 123 7 22
4.   Judo 1117 18 46
5.   Wrestling 1111 14 36
Complete list of South Korea's medals in Olympic sports
South Korea has also won medals in cooperation with other NOCS. For a list of these medals see List of medals won by cooperating nocs.

The medal count for Summer and Winter Olympics is representing medals won in competitions which in the course of time have finally become part of either the summer olympics or the winter olympics. The division between summer and winter olympic games did not exist until 1924 and in the period before this winter and summer sports were on a few occasions present at the olympics side by side.

These facts about South Korea at the olympics are based on the official reports of the olympics and the games-encyclo's olympic database
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