North Korea at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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North Korea at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Flag of North Korea.svg
IOC code PRK
NOC Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
in Barcelona
Competitors 64 (36 men, 28 women) in 12 sports
Ranked 16th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 0 5 9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

North Korea competed as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. It was the nation's first appearance in twelve years at the Summer Games due to its boycotting the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California and the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. 64 competitors, 36 men and 28 women, took part in 53 events in 12 sports.[1]


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Choi Chol-su Boxing Men's flyweight
 Gold Kim Il Wrestling Men's 48 kg freestyle
 Gold Pae Gil-su Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
 Gold Ri Hak-son Wrestling Men's 52 kg freestyle
 Bronze Kim Myong-nam Weightlifting Men's 75 kg
 Bronze Kim Yong-sik Wrestling Men's 57 kg freestyle
 Bronze Ri Pun-hui Table tennis Women's singles
 Bronze Ri Pun-hui
Yu Sun-bok
Table tennis Women's doubles
 Bronze Ri Gwang-sik Boxing Men's bantamweight


Women's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Kim, Li, and Sin — Quarterfinal, 7th place (1-1)


Men's Marathon

Women's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

  • Heat — 6.17 m (→ did not advance)


Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)


Three cyclists, all women, represented North Korea in 1992.

Women's Individual Road Race


Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 232.65 points (→ did not advance, 28th place)
  • Preliminary Heat — 206.64 points (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 282.36 points (→ 18th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 282.36 points (→ 23rd place)



Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]


Table tennis[edit]




  1. ^ "North Korea at the 1992 Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 

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