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South Korea at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr (in Korean and English)
in Tokyo
Competitors154 (128 men and 26 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

South Korea, as Korea, competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 154 competitors, 128 men and 26 women, took part in 93 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medals

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Chung Shin-cho Boxing Men's bantamweight 23 October
 Silver Chang Chang-sun Wrestling Men's freestyle 52kg
 Bronze Kim Eui-tae Judo Men's 80kg 21 October

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Six cyclists represented South Korea in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented South Korea in 1964.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

Football

Main article: Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics

One male pentathlete represented South Korea in 1964.

Individual competition

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Ten shooters represented South Korea in 1964.

Open
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Seo Gang-uk 50 m pistol 527 32
Sin Hyeon-ju 300 m rifle, three positions 1086 22
50 m rifle, three positions 1097 41
Chu Hwa-il 50 m rifle prone 586 40
An Jae-song 50 m pistol 548 9
An Jeong-geun Trap 186 23
Lee Jong-hyeon 25 m pistol 565 39
Park Nam-gyu 552 46
Park Sam-gyu Trap 181 35
Nam Sang-wan 300 m rifle, three positions 1091 21
Heo Uk-bong 50 m rifle, three positions 1103 37
50 m rifle prone 574 65

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Volleyball

Main article: Volleyball at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to United States (2-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Brazil (1-3)
  • Lost to Romania (2-3)
  • Lost to Netherlands (1-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (1-3)
  • Lost to Hungary (2-3)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3) → Tenth place
Women's Team Competition
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Poland (0-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Romania (0-3)
  • Lost to United States (0-3) → Sixth and last place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1964 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "South Korea at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2014.