South Korea at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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South Korea at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1949-1997).svg
IOC code KOR
NOC Korean Olympic Committee
Website www.sports.or.kr (Korean) (English)
in Atlanta
Competitors 300 (189 men and 111 women) in 25 sports
Flag bearer Choi Cheon-sik
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
7 15 5 27
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

South Korea competed as Korea at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 300 competitors, 189 men and 111 women, took part in 160 events in 25 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

seo jun young

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Korea's fifth appearance in Olympic archery earned them another pair of gold medals in the women's competitions as well as a silver medal and a bronze medal in the men's competitions. The only individual eliminated before the quarterfinals was Yoon Hye-Young, though she did set an Olympic record in the 36 arrow R32/R16 combined.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Oh, Kim, and Jang - Final, Silver Medal (3-1)

Women's Team Competition:

  • Kim, Kim, and Yoon - Final, Gold Medal (4-0)

Athletics[edit]

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — NM (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 58.66m (→ did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualification — 16.92m (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon

Badminton[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Korea's first appearance in the Olympic baseball tournament resulted in a last-place finish for the team. The Koreans won only one game in the preliminary round, defeating the Netherlands. This put them in eighth place and ended their involvement in the competition.

Men's Team Competition:

  • South Korea - 8th place (1-6)

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight

Men's Light-Welterweight

Men's Welterweight

Men's Light-Middleweight

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light-Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Track Competition[edit]

Men's Points Race

  • Final — 6 points (→ 7th place)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 293.52 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Heat — 180.15 (→ did not advance, 31st place)
  • Preliminary Heat — 166.56 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Fencing[edit]

Thirteen fencers, nine men and 4 women, represented South Korea in 1996.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's épée
Women's team épée

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: South Korea – India 4–4 (South Korea wins after penalty strokes, 5–3)
  • 5th/6th place: South Korea – Pakistan 3–1 → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Women's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round Robin

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Men's:

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Koh Yun-ho
    1. Heat – 1:52.80 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Woo Cheol
    1. Heat – 4:03.11 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Lee Gyu-chang
    1. Heat – 15:47.92 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Kim Min-seok
    1. Heat – 58.43 (→ did not advance, 42nd place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Ji Sang-jun
    1. Heat – 2:01.39
    2. B-Final – 2:02.68 (→ 14th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Cho Kwang-jea
    1. Heat – 1:03.39 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Cho Kwang-jea
    1. Heat – 2:04.53 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Kim Bang-hyun
    1. Heat – 2:06.99 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Kim Bang-hyun
    1. Heat – 4:31.16 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay


Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Lee Bo-eun
    1. Heat – 58.27 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Lee Ji-hyun
    1. Heat – 2:05.78 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Jeong Eun-na
    1. Heat – 4:23.35 (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Suh Hyun-soo
    1. Heat – 9:03.22 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Lee Ji-hyun
    1. Heat – 1:03.96 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Lee Chang-ha
    1. Heat – 2:14.18
    2. B-Final – 2:14.55 (→ 13th place)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Women's 200m Breaststroke

  • Roh Joo-hee
    1. Heat – 2:36.20 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Lee Ji-hyun
    1. Heat – 2:22.97 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Lee Ji-hyun
    1. Heat – 4:59.52 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Choi Young-ja Women's singles  Joannette Kruger (RSA)
W 6-7(5-7), 6-2, 6-1
 Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (NED)
L 2-6, 4-6
Did not advance

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Indoor Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Lost to Italy (0-3)
  • Lost to Yugoslavia (0-3)
  • Lost to Russia (0-3)
  • Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
  • Lost to Netherlands (2-3) → did not advance, 10th place
  • Team Roster

Women's Indoor Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Japan (3-0)
  • Lost to China (2-3)
  • Defeated Ukraine (3-0)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (1-3)
  • Lost to United States (1-3)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to Brazil (0-3)
  • Classification Matches
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Lost to the Netherlands (0-3) → Sixth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Korea at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19.