South Korea at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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South Korea at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1949–1984).png
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr (in Korean) (in English)
in Munich
Competitors42 (32 men, 10 women) in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 33rd
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

South Korea, as Korea, competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 42 competitors, 32 men and 10 woman, took part in 24 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Silver[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, South Korea entered three women. Their highest placing competitor was Kim Ho-gu, at 7th place in the women's competition.

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification Round — 2.00m (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

  • Heat — 41.78s (→ did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualification Round — 15.78m (→ did not advance)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification Round — DNS (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Middleweight (–71 kg)

Judo[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Five male shooters represented South Korea in 1972.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Choi Chung-seok 50 m rifle prone 589 60
Park Do-geun Skeet 182 44
Kim Nam-gu Trap 177 41
Kim Tae-seok 181 32
Park Seong-tae Skeet 168 56

Swimming[edit]

Men's 400 m freestyle:

Men's 1500 m freestyle

Volleyball[edit]

Men's: 7th place

Women's: 4th place

Weightlifting[edit]

Lightweight:

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Korea at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 February 2016.