South Korea at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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South Korea at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg
IOC code KOR
NOC Korean Olympic Committee
Website www.sports.or.kr (Korean) (English)
in Munich
Competitors 42 (32 men, 10 women) in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 33rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 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 (–71kg)

Judo[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Five male shooters represented South Korea in 1972.

50 m rifle, prone
Trap
Skeet

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.