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History of KOREA in the Olympic Winter Games

  • From the St. Moritz 1948 Olympic Winter Games up until Sochi 2014, the Republic of Korea has participated in a total of 18 editions of the Olympic Winter Games.
  • Starting with 4 medals (2 in gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze) won at the Albertville 1992 Olympic Winter Games, Republic of Korea went so far as to come in 5th by capturing 6 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 2 bronze medals at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Olympic Stars of Republic of Korea

  • 1948

    5th St. Moritz (Switzerland)
    • 01.30 ~ 02.08
    • Participating Countries : 28 ㅣ Events : 22 ㅣ Athletes : 669
  • 1952

    6th Oslo (Norway)
    • 02.14 ~ 02.25
    • Participating Countries : 30 ㅣ Events : 22 ㅣ Athletes : 694
    • ※ Republic of Korea did not participate
  • 1956

    7th Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy)
    • 01.26 ~ 02.05
    • Participating Countries : 30 ㅣ Events : 24 ㅣ Athletes : 820
  • 1960

    8th Squaw Valley (USA)
    • 02.18 ~ 02.28
    • Participating Countries : 30 ㅣ Events : 27 ㅣ Athletes : 665
  • 1964

    9th Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 01.29 ~ 02.09
    • Participating Countries : 36 ㅣ Events : 34 ㅣ Athletes : 1,091
  • 1968

    10th Grenoble (France)
    • 02.06 ~ 02.18
    • Participating Countries : 37 ㅣ Events : 35 ㅣ Athletes : 1,158
  • 1972

    11st Sapporo (Japan)
    • 02.03 ~ 02.13
    • Participating Countries : 35 ㅣ Events : 35 ㅣ Athletes : 1,006
  • 1976

    12nd Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 02.04 ~ 02.15
    • Participating Countries : 37 ㅣ Events : 22 ㅣ Athletes : 669
  • 1980

    13th Lake Placid (USA)
    • 02.13 ~ 02.24
    • Participating Countries : 37 ㅣ Events : 38 ㅣ Athletes : 1,072
  • 1984

    14th Sarajevo (Yugoslavia)
    • 02.13 ~ 02.28
    • Participating Countries : 49 ㅣ Events : 39 ㅣ Athletes : 1,274
  • 1988

    15th Calgary (Canada)
    • 02.13 ~ 02.28
    • Participating Countries : 57 ㅣ Events : 46 ㅣ Athletes : 1,423
  • 1992

    16th Albertville (France)
    • 02.08 ~ 02.23
    • Participating Countries : 64 ㅣ Events : 57 ㅣ Athletes : 1,801
    • 10th (Gold 2, Sliver 1, Bronze 1)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m men / Kim Ki-hoon
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 5,000m relay men
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  • 1994

    17th Lillehammer (Norway)
    • 02.12 ~ 02.27
    • Participating Countries : 67 ㅣ Events : 61 ㅣ Athletes : 1,737
    • 6위 (Gold 4, Sliver 1, Bronze 1)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 500m men / Chae Ji-hoon
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 500m women / Chun Lee-kyung
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m men / Kim Ki-hoon
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 3,000m relay women
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  • 1998

    18th Nagano (Japan)
    • 02.07 ~ 02.22
    • Participating Countries : 72 ㅣ Events : 68 ㅣ Athletes : 2,176
    • 9th (Gold 3, Sliver 1, Bronze 2)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m men / Kim Dong-sung
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m women / Chun Lee-kyung
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 3,000m relay women
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  • 2002

    19th Salt Lake City (USA)
    • 02.08 ~ 02.24
    • Participating Countries : 77 ㅣ Events : 78 ㅣ Athletes : 2,399
    • 14th (Gold 2, Sliver 2)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,500m women / Ko Gi-hyun
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 3,000m relay women
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  • 2006

    20th Turin (Italy)
    • 02.08 ~ 02.24
    • Participating Countries : 80 ㅣ Events : 84 ㅣ Athletes : 2,508
    • 7th (Gold 6, Sliver 3, Bronze 2)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m men / Lee Jung-su
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,500m men / Lee Jung-su
      • Gold - Speed skating 500m men / Mo Tae-Bum
      • Gold - Speed skating 500m women / Lee Sang-Hwa
      • Gold - Speed skating 10,000m men / Lee Seung-Hoon
      • Gold - Figure skating single women / Kim Yuna
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  • 2010

    21st Vancouver (Canada)
    • 02.12 ~ 02.28
    • Participating Countries : 82 ㅣ Events : 86 ㅣ Athletes : 2,56
    • 5th (Gold 6, Sliver 6, Bronze 2)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m men / Lee Jung-su
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,500m men / Lee Jung-su
      • Gold - Speed skating 500m men / Mo Tae-Bum
      • Gold - Speed skating 500m women / Lee Sang-Hwa
      • Gold - Speed skating 10,000m men / Lee Seung-Hoon
      • Gold - Figure skating single women / Kim Yuna
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  • 2014

    22nd Sochi (Russia)
    • 02.07 ~ 02.23
    • Participating Countries : 88 ㅣ Events : 98 ㅣ Athletes : 2,780
    • 13th (Gold 3, Sliver 3, Bronze 2)
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      Medalists
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 1,000m women / Park Seung-Hi
      • Gold - Short track speed skating 3,000m relay women
      • Gold - Speed skating 500m women / Lee Sang-Hwa
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