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South Korea at the 2008 Summer Olympics

South Korea competed (as Korea) at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. This is a list of all of the South Korean athletes who qualified for the Olympics and their results. South Korea sent a delegation of 267 athletes to these games.[1]

South Korea at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1997–2011).svg
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr ‹See Tfd›(in Korean) ‹See Tfd›(in English)
in Beijing
Competitors267 in 25 sports
Flag bearer Jang Sung-ho (opening)
Jang Mi-ran (closing)
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
13
Silver
11
Bronze
8
Total
32
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

North and South Korea had initially intended to send a joint delegation to the Games,[2][3] but were unable to agree on the details of its implementation.[4][5] (See North Korea at the 2008 Summer Olympics.)

The South Korean contingent aimed for ten gold medals and to be ranked in the top ten in the games. However, they exceeded expectations and the nation was ranked 7th in gold medals, and 8th in total medals. The 13 gold medals won was the highest number of gold medals earned in its Olympic history.

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Choi Min-ho Judo Men's 60 kg
  Gold Park Tae-hwan Swimming Men's 400 m freestyle
  Gold Joo Hyun-jung
Park Sung-hyun
Yun Ok-hee
Archery Women's team
  Gold Im Dong-hyun
Lee Chang-hwan
Park Kyung-mo
Archery Men's team
  Gold Jin Jong-oh Shooting Men's 50 m pistol
  Gold Sa Jae-hyouk Weightlifting Men's 77 kg
  Gold Jang Mi-ran Weightlifting Women's +75 kg
  Gold Lee Yong-dae
Lee Hyo-jung
Badminton Mixed doubles
  Gold Lim Su-jeong Taekwondo Women's 57 kg
  Gold Son Tae-jin Taekwondo Men's 68 kg
  Gold Hwang Kyung-seon Taekwondo Women's 67 kg
  Gold Cha Dong-min Taekwondo Men's +80 kg
  Gold South Korea national baseball team
Ryu Hyun-jin Ko Young-min Kim Kwang-hyun
Han Ki-joo Lee Jong-wook Lee Yong-kyu
Park Jin-man Jeong Keun-woo Kim Dong-joo
Hyuk Kwon Kim Min-jae Kang Min-ho
Lee Taek-keun Jin Kab-yong Kim Hyun-soo
Lee Dae-ho Lee Jin-young Lee Seung-yeop
Oh Seung-hwan Jang Won-sam Chong Tae-hyon
Bong Jung-keun Song Seung-jun Yoon Suk-min
Baseball Men's tournament
  Silver Jin Jong-oh Shooting Men's 10 m air pistol
  Silver Yoon Jin-hee Weightlifting Women's 53 kg
  Silver Wang Ki-chun Judo Men's 73 kg
  Silver Nam Hyun-hee Fencing Women's foil
  Silver Park Tae-hwan Swimming Men's 200 m freestyle
  Silver Kim Jae-bum Judo Men's 81 kg
  Silver Park Sung-hyun Archery Women's individual
  Silver Park Kyung-mo Archery Men's individual
  Silver Lee Hyo-jung
Lee Kyung-won
Badminton Women's doubles
  Silver Yoo Won-chul Gymnastics Men's parallel bars
  Silver Im Jyoung-hwa Weightlifting Women's 48 kg
  Bronze Park Eun-chul Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
  Bronze Yun Ok-hee Archery Women's individual
  Bronze Jeong Gyeong-mi Judo Women's 78 kg
  Bronze Hwang Ji-man
Lee Jae-jin
Badminton Men's doubles
  Bronze Dang Ye-seo
Kim Kyung-ah
Park Mi-young
Table tennis Women's team
  Bronze Oh Sang-eun
Ryu Seung-min
Yoon Jae-young
Table tennis Men's team
  Bronze Kim Jung-joo Boxing Welterweight
  Bronze South Korea women's national handball team
Oh Yong-ran Hong Jeong-ho
Kim On-a Park Chung-hee
Huh Soon-young Lee Min-hee
Song Hai-rim An Jung-hwa
Kim Nam-sun Bae Min-hee
Kim Cha-youn Choi Im-jeong
Oh Seong-ok Moon Pil-hee
Handball Women's tournament

ArcheryEdit

At the 2007 World Outdoor Target Championships, Korea's won the championship in both the men's and women's events. This qualified the nation to send full teams of three men and three women to the Olympics.[6]

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Im Dong-hyun Individual 670 8   Salem (QAT) (37)
W 108–103
  Johnson (USA) (40)
W 115–106
  Wunderle (USA) (41)
L 111–113
Did not advance
Lee Chang-hwan 669 10   Jiang L (CHN) (55)
W 112–108
  Ergin (TUR) (23)
W 117–109 OR
  Cheng C S (MAS) (26)
L 105 (18)–105 (19)
Did not advance
Park Kyung-mo 676 4   Trainini (BRA) (61)
W 116–99
  Kuo C-w (TPE) (29)
W 111–110
  Dobrowolski (POL) (13)
W 113–105
  Stevens (CUB) (28)
W 108 (19)–108 (17)
  Serrano (MEX) (1)
W 115–112
  Ruban (UKR) (3)
L 112–113
 
Im Dong-hyun
Lee Chang-hwan
Park Kyung-mo
Team 2015 1 N/A   Poland (POL) (8)
W 224–222
  China (CHN) (12)
W 221–218
  Italy (ITA) (6)
W 227–225
 
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Joo Hyun-jung Individual 664 3   Romero (COL) (30)
W 108–98
  Valeeva (ITA) (62)
W 110–108
  Schuh (FRA) (14)
W 109–104
  Zhang Jj (CHN) (27)
L 101–106
Did not advance
Park Sung-hyun 673 1   Abbouda (MAR) (64)
W 112–80
  Hitzler (GER) (33)
W 112–107
  Romantzi (GRE) (49)
W 115–103 OR
  Hayakawa (JPN) (9)
W 112–103
  Kwon U-S (PRK) (5)
W 109–106
  Zhang Jj (CHN) (27)
L 109–110
 
Yun Ok-hee 667 2   Kamaltdinova (TJK) (63)
W 109–102
  Beaudet (CAN) (34)
W 114–107
  Chen L (CHN) (15)
W 113–103
  Lorig (USA) (26)
W 111–105
  Zhang Jj (CHN) (27)
L 109–111
  Kwon U-S (PRK) (5)
W 109–106
 
Joo Hyun-jung
Park Sung-hyun
Yun Ok-hee
Team 2004 1 N/A   Italy (ITA) (9)
W 231–217
  France (FRA) (5)
W 213–184
  China (CHN) (3)
W 224–215
 

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Lee Jung-joon 110 m hurdles 13.65 5 q 13.55 NR 6 Did not advance
Kim Yi-yong Marathon N/A 2:23:57 50
Lee Bong-ju N/A 2:17:56 28
Lee Myong-seung N/A 2:14:37 18
Kim Hyun-sub 20 km walk N/A 1:22:57 23
Park Chil-sung N/A 1:25:07 33
Kim Dong-young 50 km walk N/A 4:02:32 31
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Kim Deok-hyeon Triple jump 16.88 18 Did not advance
Kim Yoo-suk Pole vault NM Did not advance
Park Jae-myong Javelin throw 76.63 17 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Chae Eun-hee Marathon 2:38:52 53
Lee Eun-jung 2:33:07 25
Lee Sun-young 2:43:23 56
Kim Mi-jung 20 km walk 1:33:55 29
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jung Soon-ok Long jump 6.33 14 Did not advance
Lee Mi-young Shot put 15.10 33 Did not advance
Kim Kyung-ae Javelin throw 53.13 46 Did not advance

BadmintonEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Lee Hyun-il Singles Bye   Jonassen (DEN)
W 15–21, 21–14, 21–19
  Zwiebler (GER)
W 21–13, 21–11
  Bao Cl (CHN)
W 23–21, 21–11
  Lee C W (MAS)
L 18–21, 21–13, 13–21
  Chen J (CHN)
L 16–21, 21–12, 14–21
4
Park Sung-hwan   Dabeka (CAN)
W 21–11, 21–11
  Ekiring (UGA)
W 21–5, 21–8
  Lin D (CHN)
L 8–21, 11–21
Did not advance
Hwang Ji-man
Lee Jae-jin
Doubles N/A   Choong T F /
Lee W W (MAS)
W 20–22, 21–13, 21–16
  Masuda /
Ohtsuka (JPN)
W 21–12, 18–21, 21–9
  Cai Y /
Fu Hf (CHN)
L 20–22, 8–21
  Paaske /
Rasmussen (DEN)
W 13–21, 21–18, 21–17
 
Jung Jae-sung
Lee Yong-dae
N/A   Paaske /
Rasmussen (DEN)
L 16–21, 19–21
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jun Jae-youn Singles   Augustyn (POL)
W 21–15, 21–5
  Magee (IRL)
W 21–12, 21–14
  Zhang N (CHN)
L 11–21, 12–21
Did not advance
Ha Jung-eun
Kim Min-jung
Doubles N/A   Du J /
Yu Y (CHN)
L 11–21, 21–16, 15–21
Did not advance
Lee Hyo-jung
Lee Kyung-won
N/A   Chin /
Wong (MAS)
W 21–14, 21–19
  Jiang Ym /
Li Yj (SIN)
W 21–15, 21–12
  Maeda /
Suetsuna (JPN)
W 22–20, 21–15
  Du J /
Yu Y (CHN)}
L 15–21, 13–21
 
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Han Sang-hoon
Hwang Yu-mi
Doubles   Widianto /
Natsir (INA)
L 21–23, 19–21
Did not advance
Lee Hyo-jung
Lee Yong-dae
  Cooper /
Flavell (NZL)
W 21–12, 21–11
  Robertson /
Emms (GBR)
W 21–19, 21–12
  Limpele /
Marissa (INA)
W 21–9, 12–21, 21–17
  Widianto /
Natsir (INA)
W 21–11, 21–17
 

BaseballEdit

Korea placed second in the Final Qualifying Tournament, earning the South Korea national baseball team a qualification spot in baseball. 2008 will be Korea's third appearance in the Olympic baseball tournament; the team took the bronze medal in 2000 and placed eighth in 1996. On Korea's third appearance, they won the gold.

Group Stage

Team G W L RS RA WIN% GB Tiebreaker
  South Korea 7 7 0 41 22 100% - -
  Cuba 7 6 1 52 23 85.7% 1 -
  United States 7 5 2 40 22 71.4% 2 -
  Japan 7 4 3 30 14 57.1% 3 -
  Chinese Taipei 7 2 5 29 33 28.6% 5 1-0
  Canada 7 2 5 29 20 28.6% 5 0-1
  Netherlands 7 1 6 9 50 14.3% 6 1-0
  China 7 1 6 14 60 14.3% 6 0-1

Semifinals

Gold medal match

BasketballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Korea's women's basketball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the FIBA Asia Championship for Women 2007. It will be the women's team's sixth Olympic appearance.

Roster

The following is the South Korea roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[7]

South Korea women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Kim Yeong-ok 34 – (1974-03-04)March 4, 1974 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi  
G 5 Lee Mi-sun 29 – (1979-02-19)February 19, 1979 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi  
G 6 Choi Youn-ah 22 – (1985-10-24)October 24, 1985 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi  
F 7 Jin Mi-jung 30 – (1978-01-28)January 28, 1978 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds  
C 8 Lee Jong-ae 33 – (1975-03-18)March 18, 1975 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi  
C 9 Jung Sun-min (C) 33 – (1974-10-12)October 12, 1974 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds  
F 10 Beon Yeon-ha 28 – (1980-03-07)March 7, 1980 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi  
F 11 Park Jung-eun 31 – (1977-01-14)January 14, 1977 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi  
C 12 Ha Eun-joo 24 – (1983-09-25)September 25, 1983 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds  
F 13 Kim Jung-eun 20 – (1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Bucheon Shinsegae Coolcat  
C 14 Kim Kwe-ryong 28 – (1979-12-17)December 17, 1979 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae  
C 15 Sin Jung-ja 27 – (1980-12-11)December 11, 1980 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Guri Kdb Life Winnus  
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Australia 5 5 0 424 319 +105 10  
  Russia 5 4 1 339 333 +6 9  
  Belarus 5 2 3 324 332 −8 7 1–0
  South Korea 5 2 3 327 360 −33 7 0–1
  Latvia 5 1 4 334 387 −53 6 1–0
  Brazil 5 1 4 337 354 −17 6 0–1
9 August 2008
16:45
South Korea   68–62 (OT)   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 13–14, 13–14, 15–15, 14–12, Overtime: 13–7
Pts: Beon 19, Choi 19
Rebs: Jung 8
Asts: Jung 5
Pts: Santos 13
Rebs: Nascimento 12
Asts: Jacintho 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Fabio Facchini (ITA)
11 August 2008
14:30
South Korea   72–77   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 15–24, 20–13, 24–21, 13–19
Pts: Choi 13
Rebs: Sin 3
Asts: Jung 6
Pts: Korstin, Shchegoleva 13
Rebs: Osipova 9
Asts: Rakhmatulina 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Petr Sudek (SVK)
13 August 2008
20:00
Australia   90–62   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 23–14, 24–19, 26–17, 17–12
Pts: Taylor, Batkovic 18
Rebs: Batkovic 10
Asts: Harrower 5
Pts: Beon 20
Rebs: seven players 2
Asts: Lee 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Romualdas Brazauskas (LTU)
15 August 2008
22:15
South Korea   53–63   Belarus
Scoring by quarter: 15–12, 13–21, 9–17, 16–13
Pts: Lee, Jung 10
Rebs: Lee, Beon 6
Asts: Beon 3
Pts: Snytsina 15
Rebs: Leuchanka 14
Asts: Maarchanka 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
17 August 2008
14:30
South Korea   72–68   Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 20–22, 22–13, 18–9, 12–24
Pts: Park 17
Rebs: Lee 10
Asts: Lee 4
Pts: Jēkabsone-Žogota 22
Rebs: Tamane 11
Asts: Jēkabsone-Žogota 5
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Jose Carreon (PUR)
Quarterfinals
19 August 2008
20:00
United States   104–60   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 25–21, 26–9, 26–9, 27–21
Pts: Fowles 26
Rebs: Fowles 14
Asts: Augustus 3
Pts: Kim 14
Rebs: Kim 5
Asts: Park 7
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Stephen Seibel (USA)

BoxingEdit

Korea qualified five boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Lee, Baik, and Kim each earned their spots at the first Asian qualifying tournament.[8] Han and Cho joined them as Olympic qualifiers at the second qualifying tournament.[9]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lee Ok-sung Flyweight   Warren (USA)
W 9–8
  Cherif (TUN)
L 5–11
Did not advance
Han Soon-chul Bantamweight Bye   Manzanilla (VEN)
L 6–17
Did not advance
Baik Jong-sub Lightweight Bye   Sayota (THA)
W 10–4
  Javakhyan (ARM)
L WO
Did not advance
Kim Jung-joo Welterweight   Culcay-Keth (GER)
W 11+–11
  Jackson (ISV)
W 10–0
  Andrade (USA)
W 11–9
  Sarsekbayev (KAZ)
L 6–10
Did not advance  
Cho Deok-jin Middleweight   Chomphuphuang (THA)
L 3–9
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lee Soon-ja Women's K-1 500 m 1:58.140 8 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify directly to final; q = Qualify to semi-final

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Park Sung-baek Men's road race 7:03:04 88
Gu Sun-geun Women's road race 3:45:59 58
Son Hee-jung Did not finish

TrackEdit

Omnium
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Lee Min-hye Women's points race −40 −2 19

DivingEdit

Men
Athlete Events Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Son Seong-cheol 3 m springboard 353.35 29 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

DressageEdit

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Choi Jun-sang Cinque Cento Individual 57.333 46 Did not advance

FencingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jung Jin-sun Individual épée Bye   Li Gj (CHN)
W 15–6
  Chumak (UKR)
W 15–6
  Jeannet (FRA)
L 11–15
Did not advance
Kim Seung-gu   Maduma (RSA)
W 15–12
  Imre (HUN)
L 14–15
Did not advance
Kim Won-jin Bye   Abajo (ESP)
L 14–15
Did not advance
Jung Jin-sun
Kim Seung-gu
Kim Won-Jin
Team épée N/A   Italy (ITA)
L 37–45
Classification semi-final
  Venezuela (VEN)
L 38–45
7th place final
  Ukraine (UKR)
L 39–41
8
Choi Byung-chul Individual foil N/A   Al-Hamadi (QAT)
W 15–3
  Ota (JPN)
L 14–15
Did not advance
Oh Eun-seok Individual sabre Bye   Lapkes (BLR)
W 15–8
  Lopez (FRA)
L 11–15
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jung Hyo-jung Individual épée N/A   Hurley (USA)
W 15–6
  Heidemann (GER)
L 5–12
Did not advance
Jung Gil-ok Individual foil Bye   Sugawara (JPN)
L 9–11
Did not advance
Nam Hyun-hee Bye   Shaban (EGY)
W 15–6
  Varga (HUN)
W 15–4
  Sugawara (JPN)
W 15–10
  Trillini (ITA)
W 15-10
  Vezzali (ITA)
L 5–6
 
Kim Keum-hwa Individual sabre Bye   Vergne (FRA)
W 15–14
  Tan (CHN)
L 8–15
Did not advance
Lee Shin-mi Bye   Ovtchinnikova (CAN)
L 13–15
Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the South Korean roster in the men's field hockey tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[10]

Head Coach: Cho Myung-jun

Reserve:

  1. Lee Jae-won
  2. Hyun Hye-sung
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 5 4 0 1 9 5 +4 12 Advance to the semifinals
2   Germany 5 3 2 0 12 6 +6 11
3   South Korea 5 2 1 2 13 11 +2 7 Fifth place game
4   New Zealand 6 2 2 2 10 9 +1 8 Seventh place game
5   Belgium 5 1 1 3 9 13 −4 4 Ninth place game
6   China (H) 5 0 1 4 7 16 −9 1 Eleventh place game
Source: FIH
(H) Host.


11 August 2008
18:00
South Korea   1–3   New Zealand
Lee Nam-yong   12' Report H. Shaw   43'57'64'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Andy Mair (GBR)
13 August 2008
10:30
China   2–5   South Korea
Na Yubo   6'
Song Yi   8'
Report Seo Jong-ho   13'
Jang Jong-hyun   35+'55'57'
Kang Seong-jung   67'
Umpires:
Amarjit Singh (MAS)
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
15 August 2008
20:30
South Korea   3–3   Germany
Yeo Woon-kon   5'
Jang Jong-hyun   46'
Seo Jong-ho   52'
Report Witte   17'
Witthaus   40'
C. Zeller   47'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Satinder Kumar (IND)
17 August 2008
10:30
South Korea   3–1   Belgium
You Hyo-sik   46'51'
Jang Jong-hyun   50'
Report Dekeyser   20'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
Satinder Kumar (IND)
19 August 2008
18:30
South Korea   1–2   Spain
Yoon Sung-hoon   69' Report Freixa   12'53'
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
John Wright (USA)
Classification match for 5th/6th place
23 August 2008
11:00
South Korea   2–5   Great Britain
Jang Jong-hyun   48'
Hyun Hye-sung   67'
Report Middleton   44'
Jackson   49'
Clarke   54'63'
Kirkham   70'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Roel van Eert (NED)

Women's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the South Korean roster in the women's field hockey tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[10]

Head Coach: Han Jin-soo

Reserve:

  1. Lim Seon-mee
  2. Lee Soo-jin (GK)
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 5 5 0 0 14 3 +11 15
  China 5 3 1 1 14 4 +10 10
  Australia 5 3 1 1 17 9 +8 10
  Spain 5 2 0 3 4 12 −8 6
  South Korea 5 1 0 4 13 18 −5 3
  South Africa 5 0 0 5 2 18 −16 0

     Advanced to semifinals

10 August 2008
18:00
Australia   5–4   South Korea
Liddelow   25'50'
Hudson   47'
Young   56'
Eastham   65'
Report Kim Mi-sun   18'
Kim Da-rae   27'
Gim Sung-hee   32'
Park Mi-hyun   34'
Umpires:
Soledad Iparruguirre (ARG)
Stella Bartlema (NED)
12 August 2008
20:30
Netherlands   3–2   South Korea
Paumen   3'55'
Schopman   7'
Report Lee Seon-ok   4'39'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Ute Conen (GER)
14 August 2008
18:00
Spain   2–1   South Korea
Camón   8'
Sanchez   22'
Report Kim Jong-eun   37'
Umpires:
Anne McRae (GBR)
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
16 August 2008
18:30
South Korea   1–6   China
Lee Seon-ok   53' Report Tang Chunling   30'33'41'
Fu Baorong   39'40'64'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
18 August 2008
10:30
South Korea   5–2   South Africa
Gim Sung-hee   6'
Lee Seon-ok   23'29'
Park Mi-hyun   32'
Kim Eun-sil   58'
Report Hector   51'
Vida Ryan   66'
Umpires:
Stella Bartlema (NED)
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Classification match for 9th/10th place
20 August 2008
08:30
South Korea   2–1   Japan
Park Jeong-sook   12'49' Report Komazawa   43'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Lisa Roach (AUS)

Football (soccer)Edit

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the South Korea squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[11]

Head coach: Park Sung-hwa

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jung Sung-ryong (1985-01-04)4 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2 3MF Shin Kwang-hoon (1987-03-18)18 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   Pohang Steelers
3 2DF Kim Dong-jin* (1982-01-29)29 January 1982 (aged 26) 36 2   Zenit St. Petersburg
4 2DF Kang Min-soo (1986-02-14)14 February 1986 (aged 22) 0 0   Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
5 2DF Kim Chang-soo (1985-09-12)12 September 1985 (aged 22) 0 0   Busan I'Park
6 2DF Kim Jin-kyu (c) (1985-02-16)16 February 1985 (aged 23) 25 3   FC Seoul
7 3MF Oh Jang-eun (1985-07-24)24 July 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Ulsan Hyundai
8 4FW Kim Jung-woo* (1982-05-09)9 May 1982 (aged 26) 0 0   Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
9 4FW Shin Young-rok (1987-03-27)27 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
10 4FW Park Chu-young (1985-07-10)10 July 1985 (aged 23) 19 5   FC Seoul
11 3MF Lee Chung-yong (1988-07-02)2 July 1988 (aged 20) 0 0   FC Seoul
12 3MF Ki Sung-yueng (1989-01-24)24 January 1989 (aged 19) 0 0   FC Seoul
13 3MF Kim Seung-yong (1985-03-14)14 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Gwangju Sangmu
14 3MF Baek Ji-hoon (1985-02-28)28 February 1985 (aged 23) 12 0   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
15 2DF Kim Kun-hoan (1986-08-12)12 August 1986 (aged 21) 0 0   Kyung Hee University
16 3MF Cho Young-cheol (1989-05-31)31 May 1989 (aged 19) 0 0   Yokohama FC
17 4FW Lee Keun-ho (1985-04-11)11 April 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Daegu FC
18 1GK Song Yoo-geol (1985-02-16)16 February 1985 (aged 23) 0 0   Incheon United

* Over-aged player.

Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7 Qualified for the quarterfinals
2   Cameroon 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
3   South Korea 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
4   Honduras 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
Italy  3–0  South Korea
Rossi   15'
Rocchi   32'
Montolivo   90'
Report
South Korea  1–0  Honduras
Kim Dong-jin   23' Report

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Men
Team
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Kim Dae-eun Team 15.500 14.725 15.450 16.050 16.050 14.625 92.400 3 Q 15.625 N/A 15.275 15.950 15.925 14.400 N/A
Kim Ji-hoon 14.975 15.175 Q N/A 15.650 N/A 14.525 N/A N/A 14.850 N/A 15.450 N/A
Kim Seung-il 14.975 14.550 14.325 15.650 15.325 12.175 87.000 34 Did not compete
Kim Soo-myun 15.575 13.800 14.175 16.025 15.350 14.975 89.900 18* 15.825 14.675 N/A 15.925 N/A 15.175 N/A
Yang Tae-young 13.850 15.000 14.875 16.000 16.100 Q 13.475 89.300 22 Q 14.900 13.525 14.750 15.350 15.450 N/A
Yoo Won-chul N/A 15.575 N/A 16.150 Q N/A N/A 15.475 N/A 15.850 N/A
Total 61.025 59.450 60.225 63.725 63.650 57.600 365.675 4 Q 46.350 43.050 45.500 47.225 47.225 45.025 274.375 5

* Kim Soo-Myun withdrew from the individual all-around due to injury in the team event, and was replaced by Yang Tae-Young.

Individual finals
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB
Kim Dae-eun All-around 15.225 13.650 15.400 15.625 16.000 14.875 90.775 11
Kim Ji-hoon Pommel horse N/A 15.175 N/A 15.175 6
Yang Tae-young All-around 15.225 14.300 14.900 16.075 16.350 14.750 91.600 8
Parallel bars N/A 15.650 N/A 15.650 7
Yoo Won-chul Parallel bars N/A 16.250 N/A 16.250  
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Jo Hyun-joo All-around 13.375 14.125 11.875 13.400 52.775 58 Did not advance

RhythmicEdit

South Korea qualified one woman in rhythmic gymnastics.

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Rope Hoop Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Rope Hoop Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
Shin Soo-ji Individual 16.325 16.375 16.600 16.850 66.150 12 Did not advance

HandballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the South Korea roster in the women's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[12][13]

Head coach: Kim Tae-hoon

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Han Kyung-tai (1975-04-11)11 April 1975 (aged 33) 1.91 m   TSV St. Otmar
2 CB Jeong Yi-kyeong (1985-02-28)28 February 1985 (aged 23) 1.88 m   Doosan
6 LW Kim Tea-wan (1980-02-15)15 February 1980 (aged 28) 1.83 m   Chungnam
7 RW Jung Su-young (1985-10-17)17 October 1985 (aged 22) 1.84 m   HC Korosa
8 P Park Jung-gyu (1983-11-02)2 November 1983 (aged 24) 1.90 m   Doosan
10 P Park Chan-yong (1980-01-01)1 January 1980 (aged 28) 1.89 m   Incheon DTC
13 RB Yoon Kyung-shin (1973-07-07)7 July 1973 (aged 35) 2.03 m   Doosan
14 RW Cho Chi-hyo (1970-12-06)6 December 1970 (aged 37) 1.92 m   HBW Balingen-Weilstetten
15 LW Lee Tea-young (1977-11-25)25 November 1977 (aged 30) 1.74 m   Incheon DTC
16 GK Kang Il-koo (1976-04-26)26 April 1976 (aged 32) 1.84 m   Incheon DTC
17 RB Lee Jae-woo (1979-09-28)28 September 1979 (aged 28) 1.82 m   Daido Steel
18 LB Paek Won-chul (1977-01-10)10 January 1977 (aged 31) 1.80 m   Daido Steel
20 CB Ko Kyung-soo (1985-02-05)5 February 1985 (aged 23) 1.82 m   Chungnam
23 LB Yoon Kyung-min (1979-10-31)31 October 1979 (aged 28) 1.93 m   Chungnam
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  South Korea 5 3 0 2 122 129 –7 6
  Denmark 5 2 2 1 137 131 +6 6
  Iceland 5 2 2 1 151 146 +5 6
  Russia 5 2 1 2 136 131 +5 5
  Germany 5 2 1 2 126 130 –4 5
  Egypt 5 0 2 3 127 132 –5 2
10 August 2008
15:45
Germany   27 – 23   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Kraus 7 (10–13) Cho Chi-hyo 7
  3×  Report   3× 
12 August 2008
19:00
South Korea   31 – 30   Denmark Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Licis, Stolarovs (LAT)
Jung Su-young 9 (13–14) Nøddesbo 11
  2×  Report   3× 
14 August 2008
14:00
South Korea   22 – 21   Iceland Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Baum, Goralczyk (POL)
Yoon Kyung-shin 6 (10–9) Geirsson, Sigurðsson 5
  3×  Report   4× 
16 August 2008
10:45
Egypt   22 – 24   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Abd Elsalam 8 (11–8) Paek Won-chul 7
  3×  1×  Report   3× 
18 August 2008
14:00
Russia   29 – 22   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Rastvortsev 6 (17–12) Yoon Kyung-shin 7
  3×  Report   1× 
Quarterfinal
20 August 2008
20:15
South Korea   24 – 29   Spain Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Jeong Yi-kyeong 7 (13–14) Rocas 8
  3×  Report   2× 
Classification semifinal
22 August 2008
14:15
Poland   29 – 26   South Korea Beijing National Indoor Stadium
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Jurasik 7 (15–14) Yoon Kyung-shin 6
  3×  Report   3× 
7th–8th place
24 August 2008
08:00
Denmark   37 – 26   South Korea Beijing National Indoor Stadium
Referees: Aires Menezes, Aparecido Pinto (BRA)
Hansen 8 (15–13) Ko Kyung-soo 10
  3×  Report   2× 

Women's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the South Korea roster in the women's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[14][15]

Head coach: Lim Young-chul

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Oh Yong-ran (1972-09-06)6 September 1972 (aged 35) 1.71 m   Byucksan Construction Incheon
3 CB Kim On-a (1988-09-06)6 September 1988 (aged 19) 1.67 m   Byucksan Construction Incheon
4 P Huh Soon-young (1975-09-28)28 September 1975 (aged 32) 1.80 m   SK Aarhus
6 LB Song Hai-rim (1985-01-12)12 January 1985 (aged 23) 1.67 m   Daegu Metropolitan City
7 LW Kim Nam-sun (1981-05-03)3 May 1981 (aged 27) 1.70 m   Byucksan Construction Incheon
9 P Kim Cha-youn (1981-02-10)10 February 1981 (aged 27) 1.73 m   Hypo Niederösterreich
10 CB Oh Seong-ok (1972-10-10)10 October 1972 (aged 35) 1.71 m   Hypo Niederösterreich
11 RB Hong Jeong-ho (1974-05-06)6 May 1974 (aged 34) 1.78 m   Omron
13 RW Park Chung-hee (1975-04-10)10 April 1975 (aged 33) 1.78 m   Byucksan Construction Incheon
16 GK Lee Min-hee (1980-02-04)4 February 1980 (aged 28) 1.74 m   Yongin City Hall
17 LW An Jung-hwa (1981-02-20)20 February 1981 (aged 27) 1.62 m   Daegu Metropolitan City
18 RW Bae Min-hee (1988-07-11)11 July 1988 (aged 20) 1.69 m   Korea National Sport University
19 RB Choi Im-jeong (1981-02-14)14 February 1981 (aged 27) 1.80 m   SK Aarhus
20 P Moon Pil-hee (1982-12-02)2 December 1982 (aged 25) 1.68 m   Byucksan Construction Incheon
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  Russia 5 4 1 0 148 125 +23 9
  South Korea 5 3 1 1 155 127 +28 7
  Hungary 5 2 1 2 129 142 -13 5
  Sweden 5 2 0 3 123 137 -14 4
  Brazil 5 1 1 3 124 137 -13 3
  Germany 5 1 0 4 123 134 -11 2
9 August 2008
15:45
Russia   29 – 29   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Marennikova 6 (16–13) Kim On-a 7
  3×  Report   2× 
11 August 2008
15:45
South Korea   30 – 20   Germany Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Krstic, Ljubic (SLO)
Hong Jeong-ho 6 (12–9) Jurack, Loerper 4
  3×  Report   3× 
13 August 2008
14:00
South Korea   31 – 23   Sweden Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Baum, Goralczyk (POL)
An, Park 7 (18–13) Ahlm, Boson 6
  3×  1×  Report   4× 
15 August 2008
10:45
Brazil   33 – 32   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Licis, Stolarovs (LAT)
Nascimento 9 (17–12) Hong Jeong-ho 10
  4×  Report   3×  1× 
17 August 2008
20:45
Hungary   22 – 33   South Korea Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Görbicz 7 (11–19) Oh Seong-ok 6
  4×  Report   3× 
Quarterfinal
19 August 2008
18:00
South Korea   31 – 23   China Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Aires, Aparecido (BRA)
Park Chung-hee 8 (16–12) Huang Dongjie 5
  3×  Report   4× 
Semifinal
21 August 2008
18:00
Norway   29 – 28   South Korea Beijing National Indoor Stadium
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Hammerseng, Johansen 6 (14–15) Moon Pil-hee 9
  2×  Report   3× 
Bronze medal game
23 August 2008
13:30
South Korea   33 – 28   Hungary Beijing National Indoor Stadium
Referees: Chernega, Poladenko (RUS)
Moon Pil-hee 10 (13–15) Ferling 7
  3×  Report   3× 
Final rank

  Bronze

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Choi Min-ho −60 kg Bye   Albarracín (ARG)
W 1000–0000
  Akhondzadeh (IRI)
W 1000–0000
  Sobirov (UZB)
W 1001–0000
  Houkes (NED)
W 1000–0000
Bye   Paischer (AUT)
W 1000–0000
 
Kim Joo-jin −66 kg Bye   Derly (BRA)
L 0001–0002
Did not advance
Wang Ki-chun −73 kg N/A   Ibragimov (KAZ)
W 1011–0000
  Muminov (UZB)
W 1100–0000
  Guilheiro (BRA)
W 0100–0000
  Boqiev (TJK)
W 0010–0001
Bye   Mammadli (AZE)
L 0000–1000
 
Kim Jae-bum −81 kg Bye   Shundzikau (BLR)
W 0011–0000
  Krawczyk (POL)
W 1100–0001
  Neto (POR)
W 0001–0000
  Elmont (NED)
W 0001–0000
Bye   Bischof (GER)
L 0000–0010
 
Choi Sun-ho −90 kg N/A   Mesbah (EGY)
L 0000–0000 YUS
Did not advance
Jang Sung-ho −100 kg N/A   Rosales (VEN)
W 1010–0001
  Despaigne (CUB)
W 0001–0000
  Naidangiin (MGL)
L 0010–0011
Did not advance Bye   Behrla (GER)
W 1000–0000
  Zhorzholiani (GEO)
L 0020–0021
Did not advance
Kim Sung-bum +100 kg   Brutus (HAI)
W 1001–0000
  Padar (EST)
L 0000–1100
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kim Young-ran −48 kg Bye   Lusnikova (UKR)
W 0100–0000
  Dumitru (ROU)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance Bye   Csernoviczki (HUN)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance
Kim Kyung-ok −52 kg Bye   García (DOM)
W 1003–0000
  Haddad (ALG)
L 0001–0210
Did not advance Bye   Müller (LUX)
W 0010–0001
  Carrascosa (ESP)
W 1010–0001
  Nakamura (JPN)
L 0000–0200
5
Kang Sin-young −57 kg   Quadros (BRA)
L 0002–0011
Did not advance
Kong Ja-young −63 kg   Yuri (BRA)
W 1000–0100
  Xu Yh (CHN)
W 0100–0012
  Tanimoto (JPN)
L 0001–1000
Did not advance Bye   Barreto (VEN)
L 0100–1001
Did not advance
Park Ka-yeon −70 kg   Ueno (JPN)
L 0000–1010
Did not advance   Wang J (CHN)
L 0000–1010
Did not advance
Jeong Gyeong-mi −78 kg Bye   Rogers (GBR)
W 0001–0000
  Wollert (GER)
W 1002–0000
  Castillo (CUB)
L 0000–0001
Bye   Silva (BRA)
W 1010–0000
 
Kim Na-young +78 kg Bye   Chikhrouhou (TUN)
W 0011–0001
  Tong W (CHN)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance Bye   Donguzashvili (RUS)
W 1000–0000
  Ramadan (EGY)
W 0200–0000
  Polavder (SLO)
L 0000–0001
5

Modern pentathlonEdit

Athlete Event Shooting
(10 m air pistol)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Running
(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Rank MP Points Results Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Lee Choon-huan Men's 176 26 1048 19–16 10 856 2:09.18 27 1252 1116* 34 84 9:41.05 20 1076 4316 33
Nam Dong-hong 181 18 1108 15–20 24 760 2:05.28 16 1300 380 30 540 8:55.57 OR 1 1260 4968 28
Yun Cho-rong Women's 166 34 928 16–19 22 784 2:22.88 24 1208 140 24 1060 11:47.30 35 892 4872 33

* Did not finish

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jang Kang-eun
Kim Hong-kyun
Lightweight double sculls 6:42.97 5 R 7:12.17 6 SC/D 6:47.13 4 FD 6:47.44 20
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Shin Yeong-eun Single sculls 8:17.40 3 QF N/A 7:58.71 6 SC/D 8:23.62 5 FD 7:48.31 20
Ji Yoo-jin
Ko Young-eun
Lightweight double sculls 7:39.70 5 R 8:03.51 6 FC N/A Bye 7:39.46 17

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Lee Tae-hoon RS:X 22 14 20 15 20 25 13 11 9 9 EL 133 18
Ha Jee-min Laser 23 33 37 31 13 17 17 34 22 CAN EL 190 28
Kim Hyeong-tae
Yoon Cheul
470 17 24 21 27 20 3 23 25 22 25 EL 180 25

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Han Jin-seop 10 m air rifle 590 26 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1165 15 Did not advance
Jin Jong-oh 10 m air pistol 584 2 Q 684.5  
50 m pistol 563 6 Q 660.4  
Kim Hak-man 50 m rifle prone 591 28 Did not advance
Lee Dae-myung 10 m air pistol 580 16 Did not advance
50 m pistol 551 26 Did not advance
Lee Young-sik Trap 115 15 Did not advance
Park Bong-duk 10 m air rifle 593 16 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone 587 43 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1159 31 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Ahn Soo-kyeong 25 m pistol 288 23 Did not advance
Kim Chan-mi 10 m air rifle 396 10 Did not advance
Kim Min-ji Skeet 55 18 Did not advance
Kim Yeo-oul 10 m air rifle 395 13 Did not advance
Kim Yoo-yeon 50 m rifle 3 positions 569 34 Did not advance
Kim Yun-mi 10 m air pistol 382 16 Did not advance
Lee Bo-na Trap 55 19 Did not advance
Lee Ho-lim 10 m air pistol 380 21 Did not advance
25 m pistol 289 20 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kim Ji-heun 200 m backstroke 2:00.72 26 Did not advance
Lim Nam-gyun 100 m freestyle 51.80 54 Did not advance
Park Beom-ho 200 m individual medley 2:06.17 44 Did not advance
Park Tae-hwan 200 m freestyle 1:46.73 6 Q 1:45.99 2 Q 1:44.85 AS  
400 m freestyle 3:43.10 1 Q N/A 3:41.86 AS  
1500 m freestyle 15:05.55 16 N/A Did not advance
Shin Su-jong 200 m breaststroke 2:16.21 43 Did not advance
Sung Min 100 m backstroke 54.99 NR 23 Did not advance
Yoo Jung-nam 200 m butterfly 2:01.00 34 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Chang Hee-jin 50 m freestyle 25.59 31 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 55.96 32 Did not advance
Choi Hye-ra 100 m butterfly 1:00.65 40 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:11.42 24 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:15.26 24 Did not advance
Jeong Da-rae 200 m breaststroke 2:27.28 16 Q 2:28.28 14 Did not advance
Jung Seul-ki 100 m breaststroke 1:09.26 23 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:25.95 11 Q 2:26.83 11 Did not advance
Kang Yeong-seo 200 m backstroke 2:14.52 26 Did not advance
Kim Yu-yeon 100 m backstroke 1:04.63 44 Did not advance
Lee Ji-eun 400 m freestyle 4:21.53 37 N/A Did not advance
Lee Keo-ra 200 m freestyle 2:05.71 46 Did not advance
Nam Yoo-sun 400 m individual medley 4:46.74 27 N/A Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

South Korea had qualified places in both singles and team events.

Men's singles
Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Oh Sang-eun Singles Bye   Toriola (NGR)
W 4–3
  Boll (GER)
W 4–1
  Ma L (CHN)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Ryu Seung-min Bye   Ko L C (HKG)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Yoon Jae-young Bye   Henzell (AUS)
W 4–3
  Schlager (AUT)
L 3–4
Did not advance
Women's singles
Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Dang Ye-seo Singles Bye   Miao (AUS)
W 4–1
  Feng Tw (SIN)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Kim Kyung-ah Bye   Fukuoka (JPN)
W 4–2
  Wang (USA)
L 3–4
Did not advance
Park Mi-young Bye   Kim J (PRK)
W 4–0
  Wang N (CHN)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Team
Athlete Event Group round Semifinals Bronze playoff 1 Bronze playoff 2 Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Oh Sang-eun
Ryu Seung-min
Yoon Jae-young
Men's team Group C
  Chinese Taipei (TPE)
W 3 – 1
  Sweden (SWE)
W 3 – 0
  Brazil (BRA)
W 3 – 1
1 Q   China (CHN)
L 0 – 3
Bye   Hong Kong (HKG)
W 3 – 1
  Austria (AUT)
W 3 – 1
Did not advance  
Dang Ye-seo
Kim Kyung-ah
Park Mi-young
Women's team Group D
  Japan (JPN)
W 3 – 0
  Spain (ESP)
W 3 – 0
  Australia (AUS)
W 3 – 0
1 Q   Singapore (SIN)
L 2 – 3
Bye   United States (USA)
W 3 – 0
  Japan (JPN)
W 3 – 0
Did not advance  

TaekwondoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Son Tae-jin Men's −68 kg   Bekkers (NED)
W 4–3
  Tazegül (TUR)
W 1–0
  Sung Y-c (TPE)
W 7–6
Bye   M López (USA)
W 3–2
 
Cha Dong-min Men's +80 kg   Moitland (CRC)
W 1–(−2)
  Irgashev (UZB)
W 2–0
  Matos (CUB)
W 1–0
Bye   Nikolaidis (GRE)
W 5–4
 
Lim Su-jeong Women's −57 kg   Su L-W (TPE)
W 1–0
  Cheong (NZL)
W 4–1
  Calabrese (ITA)
W 5–1
Bye   Tanrıkulu (TUR)
W 1–0
 
Hwang Kyung-seon Women's −67 kg   Al-Maktoum (UAE)
W 5–1
  Šarić (CRO)
W 3–1
  Épangue (FRA)
W 2–1
Bye   Sergerie (CAN)
W 2–1
 

TennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Lee Hyung-taik Men's singles   Arévalo (ESA)
L 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Ji Hun-min −62 kg 142 2 161 DNF 142 DNF
Lee Bae-young −69 kg 155 2 186 DNF 155 DNF
Kim Kwang-hoon −77 kg 155 11 200 2 355 4
Sa Jae-hyouk 163 3 203 1 366  
Jeon Sang-guen +105 kg 195 DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Im Jyoung-hwa −48 kg 86 3 110 4 196  
Yoon Jin-hee −53 kg 94 3 119 2 213  
Kim Soo-kyung −63 kg 98 8 127 4 225 6
Jang Mi-ran +75 kg 140 1 186 1 326  

WrestlingEdit

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kim Hyo-sub −55 kg Bye   Sanchez (ESP)
W 3–1 PP
  Sevdimov (AZE)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 9
Kim Jong-dae −60 kg Bye   Ramazanov (MKD)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 14
Jung Young-ho −66 kg Bye   Barzakov (BUL)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 17
Cho Byung-kwan −74 kg   Saitiev (RUS)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance   Gülhan (TUR)
W 3–1 PP
  Fundora (CUB)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 11
Kim Jae-gang −120 kg Bye   Mutalimov (KAZ)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 15
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Park Eun-chul −55 kg Bye   Nyblom (DEN)
W 3–1 PP
  Mango (USA)
W 3–1 PP
  Mankiev (RUS)
L 0–3 PO
Bye   Sourian (IRI)
W 3–1 PP
 
Jung Ji-hyun −60 kg Bye   Dubinin (BLR)
W 3–0 PO
  Tengizbayev (KAZ)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 9
Kim Min-chul −66 kg   Mohammadi (IRI)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 15
Kim Jung-sub −84 kg   Abrahamian (SWE)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 13
Han Tae-young −96 kg Bye   Englich (GER)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance Bye   Guri (ALB)
W 3–1 PP
  Wheeler (USA)
L 1–3 PP
5
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kim Hyung-joo −48 kg Bye   Bremner (AUS)
W 3–0 PO
  Huynh (CAN)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance Bye   Stadnik (AZE)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 8

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