South Korea at the 2006 Winter Olympics

South Korea competed as Republic of Korea at the 2006 Winter Olympics, while North Korea competed as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. At the opening ceremony, the athletes of both North and South Korea entered the stadium together behind the Korean Unification Flag.

South Korea at the
2006 Winter Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr (in Korean and English)
in Turin
Competitors40 in 9 sports
Flag bearers Lee Bo-ra (opening)
Jeon Da-hye (closing)[1][2]
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
11
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Korea (2018)
Athletes from South Korea marched with athletes from North Korea in the opening ceremonies under the Korean Unification Flag.

MedalistsEdit

  • In terms of medal count, South Korea is the only Asian country in the top ten.
  • Ten of the eleven medals were won in short track speed skating. Short track speedskaters Jin Sun-yu and Ahn Hyun-soo were the second and third people to win three gold medals each in Turin. Ahn also won a bronze.
Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Ahn Hyun-soo Short track speed skating Men's 1000 m
  Gold Ahn Hyun-soo Short track speed skating Men's 1500 m
  Gold Ahn Hyun-soo
Lee Ho-suk
Oh Se-jong
Seo Ho-jin
Song Suk-woo
Short track speed skating Men's 5000 m relay
  Gold Jin Sun-yu Short track speed skating Women's 1000 m
  Gold Jin Sun-yu Short track speed skating Women's 1500 m
  Gold Byun Chun-sa
Choi Eun-kyung
Jeon Da-hye
Jin Sun-yu
Kang Yun-mi
Short track speed skating Women's 3000 m relay
  Silver Lee Ho-suk Short track speed skating Men's 1000 m
  Silver Lee Ho-suk Short track speed skating Men's 1500 m
  Silver Choi Eun-kyung Short track speed skating Women's 1500 m
  Bronze Ahn Hyun-soo Short track speed skating Men's 500 m
  Bronze Lee Kang-seok Speed skating Men's 500 m

Alpine skiingEdit

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Gang Min-hyeok Men's giant slalom Did not finish
Men's slalom 58.53 Disqualified
Kim Hyeong-cheol Men's giant slalom 1:26.09 1:26.37 n/a 2:52.46 28
Kim Woo-sung Men's giant slalom Did not finish
O Jae-eun Women's giant slalom 1:08.22 1:16.25 n/a 2:24.47 33
Women's slalom 48.07 53.77 n/a 1:41.84 41

BiathlonEdit

Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Park Yun-bae Men's sprint 31:29.5 3 80
Men's individual 1:07:03.4 6 81

Cross-country skiingEdit

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Choi Im-heon Men's 15 km classical 46:21.7 78
Men's 30 km pursuit Did not finish
Jeong Ui-myeong Men's 15 km classical 46:40.8 80
Men's 30 km pursuit Did not finish
Men's 50 km freestyle Did not finish
Lee Chae-won Women's 10 km classical 32:57.8 62
Women's 15 km pursuit 49:01.2 57
Women's 30 km freestyle Did not finish
Park Byeong-ju Men's 15 km classical 46:38.9 79
Men's 30 km pursuit Did not finish
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualifying Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank
Jeong Ui-myeong Men's sprint 2:35.39 76 Did not advance 76
Lee Chae-won Women's sprint 2:35.47 64 Q Did not advance 64
Park Byeong-ju Men's sprint 2:28.85 63 Did not advance 63
Choi Im-heon
Park Byeong-ju
Men's team sprint n/a 19:40.0 10 Did not advance 19

Freestyle skiingEdit

Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Yun Chae-rin Women's moguls 7.07 30 Did not advance 30

LugeEdit

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Kim Min-kyu Men's singles 53.748 54.961 53.528 53.344 3:35.581 29

Short track speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ahn Hyun-soo 500 m 42.960 1 Q 42.213 1 Q 41.826 1 Q 42.089  
1000 m 1:27.372 1 Q 1:29.671 1 Q 1:27.909 1 Q 1:26.739 OR  
1500 m 2:29.808 1 Q n/a 2:17.718 1 Q 2:25.341  
Lee Ho-suk 500 m 42.676 1 Q 1:22.896 4 Did not advance
1000 m 1:35.634 1 Q 1:27.265 1 Q 1:29.150 1 Q 1:26.764  
1500 m 2:31.511 1 n/a 2:20.901 2 2:25.600  
Seo Ho-jin 500 m Disqualified
Ahn Hyun-soo
Lee Ho-suk
Seo Ho-jin
Oh Se-jong
Song Suk-woo
5000 m relay n/a 7:01.783 2 6:43.376 OR  
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jin Sun-yu 500 m 45.954 1 Q 46.428 3 Did not advance
1000 m 1:31.504 1 Q 1:33.351 1 Q 1:32.546 1 Q 1:32.859  
1500 m 2:29.731 1 Q n/a 2:31.747 1 Q 2:23.494  
Kang Yun-mi 500 m 45.755 2 Q Disqualified
Choi Eun-kyung 1000 m 1:38.414 1 Q 1:32.875 1 Q 1:32.099 1 Q Disqualified
1500 m 2:37.862 2 Q n/a 2:22.776 1 Q 2:24.069  
Byun Chun-sa 1500 m 2:41.411 2 Q n/a 2:26.915 1 Q Disqualified
Jin Sun-yu
Choi Eun-kyung
Byun Chun-sa
Kang Yun-mi
Jeon Da-hye
3000 m relay n/a 4:18.854 1st 4:17.040  

SkeletonEdit

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Kang Kwang-bae Men's 1:00.41 59.88 2:00.29 23

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Qualifying First Round Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Total Rank
Choi Heung-chul Normal hill 104.0 36 Did not advance 36
Large hill 85.4 23 Q 65.3 47 Did not advance 47
Choi Yong-jik Normal hill 104.0 36 Did not advance 36
Large hill 22.8 53 Did not advance 53
Kang Chil-ku Normal hill 96.5 44 Did not advance 44
Large hill 58.8 45 Did not advance 45
Kim Hyun-ki Normal hill 107.5 30 Q 104.5 43 Did not advance 43
Large hill 75.3 32 Q 84.4 39 Did not advance 39
Choi Heung-chul
Choi Yong-jik
Kang Chil-ku
Kim Hyun-ki
Team n/a 321.15 13 Did not advance 13

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Choi Jae-bong 500 m 35.61 35.43 1:11.04 8
1000 m n/a 1:10.23 17
Kwon Sun-chun 500 m 58.66 36.13 1:34.79 37
Lee Jin-woo 1500 m n/a 1:49.85 28
Lee Jong-woo 1500 m n/a 1:48.11 14
Lee Kang-seok 500 m 35.34 35.09 1:10.43  
1000 m n/a 1:10.52 22
Lee Kyou-hyuk 500 m 35.76 35.62 1:11.38 17
1000 m n/a 1:09.37 4
Mun Jun 1000 m n/a 1:10.66 24
1500 m n/a 1:48.38 16
Yeo Sang-yeop 5000 m n/a 6:58.13 28
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Choi Seung-yong 500 m 39.65 39.37 1:19.02 18
Kim Yoo-rim 500 m 39.57 39.68 1:19.25 20
1000 m n/a 1:18.77 28
Lee Bo-ra 500 m 40.01 39.72 1:19.73 25
1000 m n/a 1:21.19 34
Lee Ju-yeon 1000 m n/a 1:18.66 26
1500 m n/a 2:00.85 16
Lee Sang-hwa 500 m 38.35 38.69 1:17.04 5
1000 m n/a 1:17.78 19
Noh Seon-yeong 1500 m n/a 2:03.35 32
3000 m n/a 4:15.68 19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony". Retrieved Mar 30, 2009.
  2. ^ "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony". Retrieved Mar 30, 2009.