North Korea at the 1972 Summer Olympics
|North Korea at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich|
|Competitors||37 (23 men, 14 women) in 10 sports|
|Flag bearer||Kim Man-dok|
|Olympic history (summary)|
North Korea competed as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. It was the first time that the nation had competed at the Summer Olympic Games. 37 competitors, 23 men and 14 women, took part in 23 events in 10 sports.
|Gold||Ri Ho-jun||Shooting||50 m Rifle Prone 60 shots|
|Silver||Kim U-gil||Boxing||light flyweight division (48 kg)|
|Bronze||Kim Gwong-hyong||Wrestling||Freestyle (52 kg)|
|Volleyball||Women's team competition|
Three male shooters represented North Korea in 1972. Ri Ho-jun won gold in the 50 m rifle, prone event.
- "North Korea at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
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