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South Korea Summer Sports

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Games: 16 summer games in 13 countries
Events: 293 distinct events in 31 sports

Participants: 2,003 (1,320 men and 683 women)
Youngest Participant: Byeon Hye-Yeong (13 years, 35 days), 1996 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Kim Nam-Gu (48 years, 325 days), 1972 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Kim Su-Nyeong (6 medals)

31 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1984 2012 36 17 19 19 9 6 34 Kim Su-Nyeong (6 medals)
2 Athletics 1948 2012 154 102 52 1 1 2 Hwang Yeong-Jo and Lee Bong-Ju (1 medal)
3 Badminton 1992 2012 52 27 25 6 7 5 18 Gir Yeong-A and Kim Dong-Mun (3 medals)
4 Baseball 1996 2008 60 60 0 1 1 2 4 athletes with 2 medals
5 Basketball 1948 2008 103 56 47 1 1 11 athletes with 1 medal
6 Boxing 1948 2012 94 94 0 3 7 10 20 Lee Seung-Bae and Kim Jeong-Ju (2 medals)
7 Canoeing 1984 2008 24 19 5
8 Cycling 1948 2012 64 49 15
9 Diving 1960 2012 18 11 7
10 Equestrianism 1952 2008 26 25 1
11 Fencing 1964 2012 76 47 29 3 2 4 9 Nam Hyeon-Hui (2 medals)
12 Football 1948 2012 131 131 0 1 1 18 athletes with 1 medal
13 Gymnastics 1960 2012 53 34 19 1 4 4 9 Lee Ju-Hyeong (2 medals)
14 Handball 1984 2012 139 63 76 2 4 1 7 Oh Seong-Ok (4 medals)
15 Hockey 1988 2012 147 63 84 3 3 Jang Eun-Jeong (2 medals)
16 Judo 1964 2012 86 55 31 11 14 15 40 7 athletes with 2 medals
17 Modern Pentathlon 1964 2012 16 14 2
18 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1988 2012 6 0 6
19 Rowing 1964 2012 61 34 27
20 Sailing 1984 2012 23 20 3
21 Shooting 1956 2012 112 66 46 6 7 1 14 Jin Jong-O (5 medals)
22 Swimming 1964 2012 93 41 52 1 3 4 Park Tae-Hwan (4 medals)
23 Synchronized Swimming 1988 2012 8 0 8
24 Table Tennis 1988 2012 28 11 17 3 3 12 18 Yu Nam-Gyu (4 medals)
25 Taekwondo 2000 2012 13 7 6 10 2 2 14 Hwang Gyeong-Seon (3 medals)
26 Tennis 1988 2008 13 7 6
27 Triathlon 2012 2012 1 1 0
28 Volleyball 1964 2012 159 72 87 1 1 12 athletes with 1 medal
29 Water Polo 1988 1988 13 13 0
30 Weightlifting 1948 2012 74 64 10 3 4 4 11 3 athletes with 2 medals
31 Wrestling 1948 2012 120 117 3 11 11 13 35 Park Jang-Sun (3 medals)