North Korea at the 1992 Summer Olympics


North Korea competed as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. It was the nation's first appearance in twelve years at the Summer Games due to its boycotting the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California and the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. 64 competitors, 36 men and 28 women, took part in 53 events in 12 sports.[1]

North Korea at the
1992 Summer Olympics
IOC codePRK
NOCOlympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
in Barcelona
Competitors64 (36 men, 28 women) in 12 sports
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
4
Silver
0
Bronze
5
Total
9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 GoldChoi Chol-suBoxingMen's flyweight
 GoldKim IlWrestlingMen's 48 kg freestyle
 GoldPae Gil-suGymnasticsMen's pommel horse
 GoldRi Hak-sonWrestlingMen's 52 kg freestyle
 BronzeKim Myong-namWeightliftingMen's 75 kg
 BronzeKim Yong-sikWrestlingMen's 57 kg freestyle
 BronzeRi Pun-huiTable tennisWomen's singles
 BronzeRi Pun-hui
Yu Sun-bok
Table tennisWomen's doubles
 BronzeRi Gwang-sikBoxingMen's bantamweight

Archery

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Kim Jong Hwa Round of 32, 19th place (0-1)
  • Li Myong Gum Round of 32, 29th place (0-1)
  • Sin Song Hui Ranking round, 52nd place (0-0)

Women's Team Competition:

  • Kim, Li, and Sin Quarterfinal, 7th place (1-1)

Athletics

Men's Marathon

Women's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

  • Heat 6.17 m (→ did not advance)

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight ( 48 kg)

  • Song Chol

Cycling

Three cyclists, all women, represented North Korea in 1992.

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Kim Myong-Son
  • Preliminary Heat 232.65 points (→ did not advance, 28th place)
  • Kim Hye-Ok
  • Preliminary Heat 206.64 points (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Kim Chun-Ok
  • Preliminary Round 282.36 points (→ 18th place)
  • Ryu Un-Sil
  • Preliminary Round 282.36 points (→ 23rd place)

Gymnastics

Judo

Rhythmic gymnastics

Shooting

Table tennis

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "North Korea at the 1992 Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2016.