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South Korea Summer Sports

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Games: 17 summer games in 14 countries
Events: 300 distinct events in 32 sports

Participants: 2,138 (1,395 men and 743 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 and Jin Jong-O (6 medals)

32 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1984 2016 41 20 21 23 9 7 39 Kim Su-Nyeong (6 medals)
2 Athletics 1948 2016 163 108 55 1 1 2 Hwang Yeong-Jo and Lee Bong-Ju (1 medal)
3 Badminton 1992 2016 58 30 28 6 7 6 19 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 2016 95 95 0 3 7 10 20 Lee Seung-Bae and Kim Jeong-Ju (2 medals)
7 Canoeing 1984 2016 26 21 5
8 Cycling 1948 2016 70 55 15
9 Diving 1960 2016 19 12 7
10 Equestrianism 1952 2016 27 26 1
11 Fencing 1964 2016 83 50 33 4 2 5 11 Nam Hyeon-Hui and Kim Jeong-Hwan (2 medals)
12 Football 1948 2016 148 148 0 1 1 18 athletes with 1 medal
13 Golf 2016 2016 6 2 4 1 1 Park In-Bee (1 medal)
14 Gymnastics 1960 2016 58 38 20 1 4 4 9 Lee Ju-Hyeong (2 medals)
15 Handball 1984 2016 145 63 82 2 4 1 7 Oh Seong-Ok (4 medals)
16 Hockey 1988 2016 157 63 94 3 3 Jang Eun-Jeong (2 medals)
17 Judo 1964 2016 96 61 35 11 16 16 43 7 athletes with 2 medals
18 Modern Pentathlon 1964 2016 18 15 3
19 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1988 2016 6 0 6
20 Rowing 1964 2016 61 34 27
21 Sailing 1984 2016 25 22 3
22 Shooting 1956 2016 125 72 53 7 8 1 16 Jin Jong-O (6 medals)
23 Swimming 1964 2016 96 42 54 1 3 4 Park Tae-Hwan (4 medals)
24 Synchronized Swimming 1988 2012 8 0 8
25 Table Tennis 1988 2016 33 13 20 3 3 12 18 Yu Nam-Gyu (4 medals)
26 Taekwondo 2000 2016 16 8 8 12 2 5 19 Hwang Gyeong-Seon (3 medals)
27 Tennis 1988 2008 13 7 6
28 Triathlon 2012 2012 1 1 0
29 Volleyball 1964 2016 165 72 93 1 1 12 athletes with 1 medal
30 Water Polo 1988 1988 13 13 0
31 Weightlifting 1948 2016 79 67 12 3 4 5 12 4 athletes with 2 medals
32 Wrestling 1948 2016 124 121 3 11 11 14 36 Park Jang-Sun (3 medals)