South Korea men's national volleyball team

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South Korea
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Association Korea Volleyball Federation
Confederation AVC
Head coach Kim Nam-sung
FIVB ranking 22 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 8 (First in 1964)
Best result 5th (1984)
World Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 1956)
Best result 4th (1978)
Asian Championship
Appearances 18 (First in 1975)
Best result Gold Gold medal (1989, 1993, 2001, 2003)
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South Korea men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Asian Championship
Gold medal – first place 1989 Seoul Team
Gold medal – first place 1993 Nakhon Ratchasima Team
Gold medal – first place 2001 Changwon Team
Gold medal – first place 2003 Tianjin Team
Silver medal – second place 1975 Melbourne Team
Silver medal – second place 1979 Manama Team
Silver medal – second place 1991 Perth Team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Dubai Team
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Tokyo Team
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Kuwait Team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Seoul Team
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Tehran Team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Suphanburi Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Jakarta Team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Manila Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Tehran Team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1978 Bangkok Team
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Doha Team
Silver medal – second place 1966 Bangkok Team
Silver medal – second place 1970 Bangkok Team
Silver medal – second place 1974 Tehran Team
Silver medal – second place 1986 Seoul Team
Silver medal – second place 1990 Beijing Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Team
Bronze medal – third place 1982 New Delhi Team
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Hiroshima Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Team
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Incheon Team
AVC Cup
Gold medal – first place 2014 Almaty Team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Nakhon Ratchasima Team

The South Korea men's national volleyball team represents South Korea in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches. The team's best performance at the Olympic Games was a 5th place at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, California, United States. The national team at the Asian Championship winner four gold medal in 1989 Seoul, 1993 Nakhon Ratchasima, 2001 Changwon and 2003 Tianjin.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • Japan 1964 – 10th place
  • Mexico 1968 – Did not qualify
  • West Germany 1972 – 7th place
  • Canada 1976 – 6th place
  • Soviet Union 1980 – Didn't Qualify due to boycott
  • United States 1984 – 5th place
  • South Korea 1988 – 11th place
  • Spain 1992 – 9th place
  • United States 1996 – 9th place
  • Australia 2000 – 9th place
  • Greece 2004 – Did not qualify
  • China 2008 – Did not qualify
  • United Kingdom 2012 – Did not qualify
  • Brazil 2016 – Did not qualify

World Championship[edit]

  • Czechoslovakia 1949 – Did not participate
  • Soviet Union 1952 – Did not participate
  • France 1956 – 18th place
  • Brazil 1960 – Did not participate
  • Soviet Union 1962 – Did not participate
  • Czechoslovakia 1966 – Did not participate
  • Bulgaria 1970 – Qualified but later withdrew
  • Mexico 1974 – 13th place
  • Italy 1978 – 4th place
  • Argentina 1982 – 8th place
  • France 1986 – Did not qualify
  • Brazil 1990 – 14th place
  • Greece 1994 – 8th place
  • Japan 1998 – 13th place
  • Argentina 2002 – Qualified but later withdrew
  • Japan 2006 – 17th place
  • Italy 2010 – Did not qualify
  • Poland 2014 – 17th place
  • ItalyBulgaria 2018

World Cup[edit]

  • Poland 1965 – Did not qualify
  • East Germany 1969 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 1977 – 7th place
  • Japan 1981 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 1985 – 7th place
  • Japan 1989 – 7th place
  • Japan 1991 – 5th place
  • Japan 1995 – 8th place
  • Japan 1999 – 7th place
  • Japan 2003 – 6th place
  • Japan 2007 – 11th place
  • Japan 2011 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 2015 – Did not qualify

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

  • Japan 1993 – 6th place
  • Japan 1997 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 2001 – 4th place
  • Japan 2005 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 2009 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 2013 – Did not qualify
  • Japan 2017 – Did not qualify

World League[edit]

  • Japan 1990 – Did not participate
  • Italy 1991 – 9th place
  • Italy 1992 – 8th place
  • Brazil 1993 – 10th place
  • Italy 1994 – 9th place
  • Brazil 1995 – 6th place
  • Netherlands 1996 – Did not participate
  • Russia 1997 – 11th place
  • Italy 1998 – 11th place
  • Argentina 1999 – Did not participate
  • Netherlands 2000 – Did not participate
  • Poland 2001 – Did not participate
  • Brazil 2002 – Did not participate
  • Spain 2003 – Did not participate
  • Italy 2004 – Did not participate
  • Serbia and Montenegro 2005 – Did not participate
  • Russia 2006 – 10th place
  • Poland 2007 – 9th place
  • Brazil 2008 – 13th place
  • Serbia 2009 – 14th place
  • Argentina 2010 – 16th place
  • Poland 2011 – 13th place
  • Bulgaria 2012 – 14th place
  • Argentina 2013 – 15th place
  • Italy 2014 – 19th place
  • Brazil 2015 – 18th place
  • Poland 2016 – 23rd place
  • Brazil 2017

Asian Championship[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

  • Japan 1958 – Did not participate
  • Indonesia 1962 – 5th place
  • Thailand 1966Silver Runners-up
  • Thailand 1970Silver Runners-up
  • Iran 1974Silver Runners-up
  • Thailand 1978Gold Champions
  • India 1982Bronze 3rd place
  • South Korea 1986Silver Runners-up
  • China 1990Silver Runners-up
  • Japan 1994Bronze 3rd place
  • Thailand 1998Silver Runners-up
  • South Korea 2002Gold Champions
  • Qatar 2006Gold Champions
  • China 2010Bronze 3rd place
  • South Korea 2014Bronze 3rd place

AVC Cup[edit]

Main article: AVC Cup

Current squad[edit]

The following is the South Korean roster in the 2016 World League.

Head coach: Kim Nam-sung

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016 club
2 Han Sun-soo (C) 16 December 1985 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 297 cm (117 in) South Korea Korean Air Jumbos
4 Park Jin-woo 18 March 1990 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 318 cm (125 in) South Korea Woori Card Hansae
6 Kim Hak-min 4 September 1983 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 327 cm (129 in) 319 cm (126 in) South Korea Korean Air Jumbos
7 Jin Seong-tae 3 February 1993 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in) South Korea Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
9 Kwak Myoung-woo 8 April 1991 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) South Korea OK Savings Bank Rush & Cash
10 Bu Yong-chan 30 November 1989 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 284 cm (112 in) South Korea KB Insurance Stars
11 Choi Min-ho 28 April 1988 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 312 cm (123 in) South Korea Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
13 Jeong Seong-hyeon 18 May 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 280 cm (110 in) South Korea OK Savings Bank Rush & Cash
14 Song Hui-chae 29 April 1992 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in) South Korea OK Savings Bank Rush & Cash
15 Moon Sung-min 14 September 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 329 cm (130 in) 321 cm (126 in) South Korea Hyundai Capital Skywalkers
16 Choi Hong-suk 26 June 1988 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 328 cm (129 in) 320 cm (130 in) South Korea Woori Card Hansae
17 Seo Jae-duck 21 July 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in) South Korea KEPCO Vixtorm
18 Jung Ji-seok 10 March 1995 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) South Korea Korean Air Jumbos

Former squads[edit]

Ko Hee-jin, Chang Kwang-kyun, Yeo Oh-hyun, Choi Tae-woong Captain sports.svg, Shin Sun-ho, Lee Sun-kyu, Yoon Kwan-yeol, Kim Young-rae, Suk Jin-wook, Lee Hyung-doo, Shin Young-soo and Chang Byung-chul. Head coach: Cha Joo-hyun.
Shin Young-soo, Han Sun-soo, Kwon Young-min, Moon Sung-min, Yeo Oh-hyun, Kim Hak-min, Kim Yo-han, Ko Hee-jin, Park Chul-woo, Suk Jin-wook Captain sports.svg, Ha Hyun-yong and Shin Yung-suk. Head coach: Shin Chi-yong.
Kwon Young-min Captain sports.svg, Jeong Min-su, Oh Jae-seong, Lee Min-gyu, Kwak Seung-suk, Seo Jae-duck, Choi Min-ho, Moon Sung-min, Song Hui-chae, Ji Tae-hwan, Choi Hong-suk and Shin Yung-suk. Head coach: Moon Yong-kwan.

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