South Korea at the 1952 Summer Olympics

South Korea, as Korea, competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.

South Korea at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr (in Korean and English)
in Helsinki
Competitors19 in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 37th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

BronzeEdit

Results and competitors by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Track and roadEdit

Event Athletes Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Men's 200 metres Um Pal-Yong 23.0 5 (H13) Did not advance
Men's marathon Choi Yun-Chil 2:26:36 4
Choi Chung-Sik 2:41:23 33
Hong Jong-O Did not finish -

FieldEdit

Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result (m) Rank Result Rank
Men's triple jump Choi Yeong-Gi 14.44 18 Did not advance
Women's shot put Choi Myeong-Suk 10.76 20 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Han Soo-Ann Flyweight   Hofmann (SAA)
W TKO (R1)
  Mazumdar (IND)
W 3-0
  Toweel (RSA)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Kang Joon-Ho Bantamweight   Nikkhah (IRI)
W 3-0
  Moore (USA)
W 2-1
  McNally (IRL)
L 0-3
 
Seo Byeong-Ran Featherweight   Willommet (SUI)
W 3-0
  Zachara (TCH)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Ju Sang-Jeom Lightweight   Potesil (POL)
L 0-3
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Road CompetitionEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Kwon Ik-Hyun Individual road race Did Not Finish
-
Im Sang-Jo Individual road race Did Not Finish
-
Kim Ho-Soon Individual road race Did Not Finish
-
Kwon Ik-Hyun
Im Sang-Jo
Kim Ho-Soon
Team road race Did Not Finish
-

EquestrianEdit

Athlete Event Total points lost Rank
Min Byeong-seon Individual jumping 59.75 44

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kim Hae-Nam Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) 80 8 95 3 120 4 295 4
Nam Su-Il Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) 90 9 90 15 120 12 300 11
Kim Chang-Hui Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 100 8 105 6 140 2 345 4
Kim Seong-Jip Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) 122.5 1 112.5 5 147.5 5 382.5 3

WrestlingEdit

Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 3 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Oh Tae-Keun Lightweight (−67 kg)   Nettesheim (GER)
W fall (16-4)
  Gál (HUN)
L 0-3

ReferencesEdit