South Korea women's national basketball team

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Korea South Korea 대한민국
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FIBA ranking 11 Decrease 2
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Korea Basketball Association
Coach Lee Ho-Keun
Olympic Games
Appearances 6 (First in 1984)
Medals Silver medal.svg Silver: 1984
World Championships for Women
Appearances 13 (First in 1964)
Medals Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1967, 1979
Asia Championships for Women
Appearances 24 (First in 1965)
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 10 (First in 1974)
Medals Gold medal asia.svg Gold: 1978, 1990, 1994
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. But in the 2009 championships, China dethroned them, 91–71.

Roster[edit]

The following is the South Korea roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

South Korea women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
G 4 Kim Yeong-ok 34 – (1974-03-04)March 4, 1974 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
G 5 Lee Mi-sun 29 – (1979-02-19)February 19, 1979 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
G 6 Choi Youn-ah 22 – (1985-10-24)October 24, 1985 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
F 7 Jin Mi-jung 30 – (1978-01-28)January 28, 1978 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
C 8 Lee Jong-ae 33 – (1975-03-18)March 18, 1975 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
C 9 Jung Sun-min (C) 33 – (1974-10-12)October 12, 1974 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
F 10 Beon Yeon-ha 28 – (1980-03-07)March 7, 1980 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
F 11 Park Jung-eun 31 – (1977-01-14)January 14, 1977 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
C 12 Ha Eun-joo 24 – (1983-09-25)September 25, 1983 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
F 13 Kim Jung-eun 20 – (1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Bucheon Shinsegae Coolcat South Korea
C 14 Kim Kwe-ryong 28 – (1979-12-17)December 17, 1979 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae South Korea
C 15 Sin Jung-ja 27 – (1980-12-11)December 11, 1980 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Guri Kdb Life Winnus South Korea
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

Olympic History[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 for Women[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

See also[edit]

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