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South Korean Athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics


South Korea will make its 17th appearance at the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to 21 2016.

South Korea did not attendant the 1980 Summer Olympics that was held in Moscow. It refused to participate in support of a US-led boycott of the games.

South Korean Team and Its Participation

This year, it will send 126 competitors who would compete in 16 sports.

Some of the games in which the South Korean athletes would be participating in include diving, equestrian, field hockey, football, gymnasts, handball, sailing, shooting, swimming, Taekwondo, wrestling and others.

Following Park Tae Hwan's doping scandal, the 26-year-old swimmer and Olympic gold medalist has been ruled out of the 2016 Summer Olympic.

South Korea had sent 248 competitors to the 2012 London Summer Olympics who participated in 22 sports. It stood fifth on the table bagging a total of 28 medals - 13 gold, eight silver, and seven bronze.

List of South Korea Athletes Participating in the Rio Games

SportMenWomenTotal
Archery336
Athletics10515
Badminton7714
Boxing101
Canoeing101
Cycling729
Diving101
Equestrian101
Fencing6814
Field hockey01616
Football18018
Golf246
Gymnastics527
Handball01414
Judo7512
Modern pentathlon213
Rowing112
Sailing404
Shooting9817
Swimming358
Table tennis336
Taekwondo325
Volleyball01212
Weightlifting437
Wrestling505
Total103101204


South Korea Olympic Team at 2016 Rio Olympics



Athletes NameSports
Ki Bo-BaeArchery
Kim Woo-jinArchery
Choi Mi-sunArchery
Ku Bon-chanArchery
Chang Hye-jinArchery
Lee Seung-yunArchery
Lee Yong-daeBadminton
Kim Ha-naBadminton
Sung Ji-hyunBadminton
Yoo Yeon-seongBadminton
Son Wan-HoBadminton
Jung Kyung-eunBadminton
Ko Sung-hyunBadminton
Lee So-heeBadminton
Lee Dong-keunBadminton
Bae Yeon-juBadminton
Kim Gi-jungBadminton
Chang Ye-naBadminton
Kim Sa-rangBadminton
Shin Seung-chanBadminton
Na Ah-ReumCycling - Road
Lee Hye-JinCycling - Track
Park Sang-hoonCycling - Track
Im ChaebinCycling - Track
Woo Ha-ramDiving
Kim Dong-seonEquestrian
Kim Ji-YeonFencing
Shin A-LamFencing
Gu Bon-GilFencing
Nam Hyun-heeFencing
Kim Jung-HwanFencing
Jung Jin-sunJFencing
Injeong ChoiFencing
Jeon Hee-sookFencing
Park Kyoung-DooFencing
Park Sang-youngFencing
Kim Jong-eunField hockey
Han Hye-LyoungField hockey
Jang Soo-JiField hockey
Cheon EunbiField hockey
Chun In-geeGolf
Inbee ParkGolf
Amy YangGolf
An Byeong HunGolf
Kim Sei-youngGolf
Wang Jeung-hunGolf
Park Min-sooGymnastics
Yoo Won-chulGymnastics
Lee Eun-biHandball
Gwon Han NaHandball
Kim On AHandball
Sim Hae-inHandball
Kim Jin-yiHandball
Choi Su-minHandball
Ryu Eun-heeHandball
An Chang-rimJudo
Kim Sung-minJudo
Kim Seong-yeonJudo
Kim Jan-DiJudo
Kim Won JinJudo
An BaulJudo
Gwak Dong-hanJudo
Jeong Bo KyeongJudo
Lee Seung-SuJudo
Jung Jin-HwaModern pentathlon
Son Yeon-jaeRhythmic gymnastics
KIm Ye-JiRowing
Dongyong KimRowing
Jin Jong-ohShooting
Kim Jang-MiShooting
Kim Jong-hyunShooting
Lee DaemyungShooting
Kim Jun HongShooting
Suk Hyun-junSoccer
Son Heung-minSoccer
Kwon Chang-hoonSoccer
Ryu Seung-wooSoccer
Gu Sung-YunSoccer
Hwang Hee-chanSoccer
Jang Hyun-sooSoccer
Moon Chang-jinSoccer
Lee ChandongSoccer
Choi Kyu-baekSoccer
Jeong Seung-HyeonSoccer
Sim Sang-minSoccer
Min-Tae KimSoccer
Lee Seul-chanSoccer
Lee Chang-minSoccer
Park Tae-hwanSwimming
An SehyeonSwimming
Choi Kyu-WoongSwimming
Joo Sae-hyukTable tennis
Hyowon SuhTable tennis
Jung Young-sikTable tennis
Yang Ha-eunTable tennis
Jeon JiheeTable tennis
Lee SangsuTable tennis
Lee Dae-hoonTaekwondo
Cha Dong-minTaekwondo
Kim Tae-hunTaekwondo
Kim So-huiTaekwondo
Kim Kuk-youngTrack & field
Kim Hyun-subTrack & field
Lee Jeong-eunTrack & field
Kim Deok-hyeonTrack & field
Kim Yeon-koungVolleyball
Kim Hee-jinVolleyball
Hwang Youn-jooVolleyball
Yang Hyo JinVolleyball
Lee Jae-yeongVolleyball
Park Jeong-ahVolleyball
Bae YoonaVolleyball
Kim Hae RanVolleyball
Lee Hyo HeeVolleyball
Yeum Hye-seonVolleyball
Nam Jie-younVolleyball
Yoon Jin-heeWeightlifting
Won Jeong-SikWeightlifting
Kim Hyeon-wooWrestling
Ryu Han-suWrestling


Last Updated On : August 02, 2016

Olympic Athletes - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics




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