South Korea at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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South Korea at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1949–1984).png
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr (in Korean) (in English)
in Helsinki
Competitors19 in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 37th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

South Korea, as Korea, competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.

Medalists[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Results and competitors by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Track and road[edit]

Event Athletes Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Men's 200 metres Um Pal-Yong 23.0 5 (H13) Did not advance
Men's marathon Choi Yun-Chil 2:26:36 4
Choi Chung-Sik 2:41:23 33
Hong Jong-O Did not finish -

Field[edit]

Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result (m) Rank Result Rank
Men's triple jump Choi Yeong-Gi 14.44 18 Did not advance
Women's shot put Choi Myeong-Suk 10.76 20 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Han Soo-Ann Flyweight  Hofmann (SAA)
W TKO (R1)
 Mazumdar (IND)
W 3-0
 Toweel (RSA)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Kang Joon-Ho Bantamweight  Nikkhah (IRI)
W 3-0
 Moore (USA)
W 2-1
 McNally (IRL)
L 0-3
Bronze
Seo Byeong-Ran Featherweight  Willommet (SUI)
W 3-0
 Zachara (TCH)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Ju Sang-Jeom Lightweight  Potesil (POL)
L 0-3
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Kwon Ik-Hyun Individual road race Did Not Finish
-
Im Sang-Jo Individual road race Did Not Finish
-
Kim Ho-Soon Individual road race Did Not Finish
-
Kwon Ik-Hyun
Im Sang-Jo
Kim Ho-Soon
Team road race Did Not Finish
-

Equestrian[edit]

Athlete Event Total points lost Rank
Min Byeong-Seon Individual jumping 59.75 44

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kim Hae-Nam Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) 80 8 95 3 120 4 295 4
Nam Su-Il Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) 90 9 90 15 120 12 300 11
Kim Chang-Hui Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 100 8 105 6 140 2 345 4
Kim Seong-Jip Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) 122.5 1 112.5 5 147.5 5 382.5 3

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 3 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Oh Tae-Keun Lightweight (−67 kg)  Nettesheim (GER)
W fall (16-4)
 Gál (HUN)
L 0-3

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