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North Korea at the 1964 Winter Olympics

North Korea competed as North Korea at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the first time that the nation was represented at any Olympic Games. Han Pil-hwa is the first Winter Olympic medalist from either Korea before South Korea won its first winter medals in 1992 starting with Kim Ki-hoon.

North Korea at the
1964 Winter Olympics
Flag of North Korea (1948–1992).svg
IOC codePRK
NOCOlympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
in Innsbruck
Competitors13 (6 men, 7 women) in 2 sports
Medals
Ranked 13th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Han Pil-Hwa Speed skating Women's 3000m

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
30 km Kim Ko-Am 1'55:11.0 65
Yang Duk-Soon 1'53:58.4 63
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km Ri Han-Soon 53:21.8 33
Kim Bong-Za 52:18.6 32

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Ri Sung-Ryool 43.0 30
Kim Zin-Hook 41.9 19
1500 m Kim Zin-Hook 2:19.4 36
Ri Sung-Ryool 2:13.9 14
5000 m Kim Choon-Bong 8:22.9 30
Bak Sung-Wun 8:20.2 28
10,000 m Kim Choon-Bong 17:10.8 23
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Han Pil-Hwa 58.5 28
Ryoo Choon-Za 48.4 15
1000 m Ryoo Choon-Za 1:40.0 16
1500 m An Sen-Za 2:44.7 30
Han Pil-Hwa 2:30.1 9
Kim Song-Soon 2:27.7 4
3000 m Bak Wol-Ja 5:30.8 13
Kim Song-Soon 5:25.9 7
Han Pil-Hwa 5:18.5  

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