South Korea national rugby sevens team

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South Korea
Union Korea Rugby Union
Coach(es) John Walters
World Cup Sevens
Appearances (First in 1993)
Best result 5th (1997)

The South Korea national rugby sevens team is a minor national sevens side. They regularly take part in the Rugby World Cup Sevens, and have competed in the Hong Kong Sevens since the 1980s.[1]

Tournament history[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Brazil 2016 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 0/0 - - - -

Rugby World Cup Sevens[edit]

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Scotland 1993 Group Stage 11th 6 3 3 0
Hong Kong 1997 Cup Quarter Finals 5th 5 1 3 1
Argentina 2001 Plate Quarter Finals 13th 6 2 3 1
Hong Kong 2005 Bowl Quarter Finals 21st 6 1 5 0
United Arab Emirates 2009 Did Not Qualify
Russia 2013
United States 2018 - - - - - -
Total 0 Titles 4/6 23 7 14 2

Asian Games[edit]

Asian Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Thailand 1998 Winners 1st 5 5 0 0
South Korea 2002 Winners 1st 5 5 0 0
Qatar 2006 Runner Up 2nd 4 3 1 0
China 2010 Semi Finalist 3rd 6 4 2 0
South Korea 2014 Semi Finalist 3rd 6 5 1 0
Indonesia 2018 - - - - - -
Total 2 Titles 5/5 26 22 4 0

Hong Kong Sevens results[edit]

Year Venue Cup Plate
Winner Final Score Runner-up Winner Runner-up
1982
Details
Government Stadium
Australia
18-14 Flag of Scotland.svg
Scottish Border Club

South Korea

Japan
1983
Details
Government Stadium
Australia
14-4
Fiji

South Korea

Canada
1991
Details
Government Stadium
Fiji
18-14
New Zealand

Argentina

South Korea
1994
Details
Hong Kong Stadium
New Zealand
32-20
Australia

South Korea

Hong Kong
1998
Details
Hong Kong Stadium
Fiji
28-19
Samoa

South Korea

Morocco

Sri Lanka Sevens[edit]

Year Cup Plate Bowl
1999  South Korea  Malaysia  India
2000  Chinese Taipei  Japan  Thailand
2001  Chinese Taipei  Denmark  Czech Republic
2002  Portugal  South Korea  Hong Kong
2003  Kenya  Sri Lanka  Arabian Gulf
2004  Japan  Sri Lanka  Kazakhstan
2005  Japan  Sri Lanka  Arabian Gulf
2006  South Korea  Thailand  Malaysia
2007  Hong Kong  China  India
2008  Malaysia  Chinese Taipei  Singapore

Current Squad[edit]

Squad to 2016 Hong Kong Sevens:[2]

  • Kun Kyu Han
  • In Jo Hwang
  • Seong Min Jang
  • Seokhwan Jang
  • Jin-Hyeok Kim
  • Nam Uk Kim
  • Hyun Soo Kim
  • Young Soo Nam
  • Byoung Joon Lee
  • Seong-Bae Lee
  • Youn Hyung Oh
  • Dong-Hoon Han

Previous Squads[edit]

References[edit]

  • McLaren, Bill A Visit to Hong Kong in Starmer-Smith, Nigel & Robertson, Ian (eds) The Whitbread Rugby World '90 (Lennard Books, 1989),
  1. ^ McLaren, p70
  2. ^ "KOREA 7s". World Rugby.org. 8 April 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2016.