South Korea women's national basketball team

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Korea 대한민국
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FIBA ranking 11 Steady
Joined FIBA 1955
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Korea Basketball Association
Coach Kim Young-Joo (2014 FIBA World Championship)
Wie Sung-Woo (2014 Asian Games)
Olympic Games
Appearances 6
Medals Silver medal.svg Silver: 1984
Women's World Cup
Appearances 14
Medals Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1967, 1979
Asia Championships for Women
Appearances 24
Medals Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1965, 1968, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1988, 1997, 1999, 2007
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1970, 1976, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2005, 2009, 2011
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 2001, 2004
Asian Games
Appearances 11
Medals Gold medal asia.svg Gold: 1978, 1990, 1994, 2014
Silver medal asia.svg Silver: 1974, 1982, 1986, 2002, 2010
Bronze medal asia.svg Bronze: 1998
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Korea women's national basketball team is the women's national basketball team of South Korea. The South Koreans were the defending Asian champions after defeating China at the 2007 championships, 79–73. As a result, the Koreans qualified outright to the Olympics for the sixth time.

Roster[edit]

Korea women's national basketball team - 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
F 4 Kim Si-on 19 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1995-05-29)May 29, 1995 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) KDB Life South Korea
F 5 Kim Youn-joo 28 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1986-04-18)April 18, 1986 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Shinhan Bank South Korea
G 6 Hong A-ran 22 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1992-04-02)April 2, 1992 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) KB South Korea
F 7 Hong Bo-ram 25 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1988-10-01)October 1, 1988 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) KEB–Hana Bank South Korea
G 8 Shin Ji-hyun 19 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1995-09-12)September 12, 1995 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) KEB–Hana Bank South Korea
C 9 Kim So-dam 21 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1993-01-04)January 4, 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) KDB Life South Korea
F 10 Bae Hye-yoon 25 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1989-06-16)June 16, 1989 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Samsung South Korea
F 11 Choi Hee-jin 26 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1987-11-10)November 10, 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Samsung South Korea
F 12 Kang Lee-seul 20 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1994-04-05)April 5, 1994 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) KEB–Hana Bank South Korea
G 13 Lee Seung-ah 22 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1992-05-25)May 25, 1992 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Woori Bank South Korea
C 14 Kim Soo-yeon 28 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1986-04-17)April 17, 1986 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) KB South Korea
C 15 Park Ji-su 15 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1998-12-06)December 6, 1998 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Bundang Mgt. High School South Korea
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Lee Jee-seung
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 September 2014
Korea women's national basketball team - 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
SF 4 Kim Dan-Bi 24 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1990-02-27)February 27, 1990 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Incheon Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
PG 5 Lee Mi-Sun (C) 35 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1979-02-19)February 19, 1979 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Yongin Samsung Life Blue Minx South Korea
PG 6 Lee Kyung-Eun 27 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1987-07-13)July 13, 1987 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Guri KDB Life Winnus South Korea
PG 7 Park Hye-Jin 24 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1990-07-22)July 22, 1990 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae South Korea
PF 8 Kwak Joo-Yeong 30 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1984-08-21)August 21, 1984 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Incheon Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
C 9 Yang Ji-Hee 29 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1984-10-25)October 25, 1984 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae South Korea
SG 10 Beon Yeon-Ha 34 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1980-03-07)March 7, 1980 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Cheongju KB Stars South Korea
SF 11 Lim Yung-Hui 34 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1980-05-29)May 29, 1980 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae South Korea
C 12 Ha Eun-Joo 30 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1983-09-25)September 25, 1983 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Incheon Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
SF 13 Kim Jung-Eun 27 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Bucheon KEB-Hana Bank South Korea
C 14 Kang Young-Suk 33 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1981-09-16)September 16, 1981 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae South Korea
PF 15 Sin Jung-Ja 33 - <span="font-size:140%;">(1980-12-11)December 11, 1980 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Guri KDB Life Winnus South Korea
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on September 19, 2014

Competitions[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Year Games Result
1976 Montreal Did not qualify
1980 Moscow Did not qualify
1984 Los Angeles  Silver
1988 Seoul 7th
1992 Barcelona Did not qualify
1996 Atlanta 10th
2000 Sydney 4th
2004 Athens 12th
2008 Beijing 8th
2012 London Did not qualify

FIBA World Championship[edit]

Year Host Country Result
1953 Chile Did not participate
1957 Brazil Did not participate
1959 Soviet Union Did not participate
1964 Peru 8th
1967 Czechoslovakia  Silver
1971 Brazil 4th
1975 Columbia 5th
1979 South Korea  Silver
1983 Brazil 4th
1986 Soviet Union 10th
1990 Malaysia 11th
1994 Australia 10th
1998 Germany 13th
2002 China 4th
2006 Brazil 13th
2010 Czech Republic 8th
2014 Turkey 13th

References[edit]

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