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Popular South Korea Olympic Athletes

List of popular South Korean Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from South Korea have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from South Korea who have competed in the Olympics. South Korea has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, including Choi Min-Ho and Kim Hyun-Ki.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous South Korean Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest South Korean Olympian of all time?"
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    Olympic Sport: Speed skating
    Olympic Country: South Korea
    Date Of Birth: 1986-08-16
    Nationality: South Korea
    Olympic Games Participant: 2006 Winter Olympics
    Bo-ra Lee : see more

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    Olympic Sport: Short track speed skating
    Olympic Country: South Korea
    Date Of Birth: 1987-11-23
    Nationality: South Korea
    Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Short Track Speed Skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics - Women's 3000 m relay
    Olympic Medalist Games: 2006 Winter Olympics
    Olympic Games Participant: 2006 Winter Olympics
    Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
    Byun Chun-Sa : see more

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    Olympic Sport: Judo
    Olympic Country: South Korea
    Date Of Birth: 1980-08-18
    Place Of Birth: Gimcheon,South Korea,Asia,East Asia,Korean Peninsula + 2 more
    Nationality: South Korea
    Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's Extra Lightweight (-60 kg),Judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Extra Lightweight (-60 kg)
    Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Judo, - 60 kg Men (extra lightweight)
    Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics,2004 Summer Olympics
    Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics
    Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal,Bronze medal
    Choi Min-Ho : see more

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    Olympic Sport: Badminton
    Olympic Country: South Korea
    Date Of Birth: 1984-07-08
    Nationality: South Korea
    Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's doubles
    Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Badminton, doubles
    Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
    Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal
    Hwang Ji-man : see more

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    Olympic Sport: Archery
    Olympic Country: South Korea
    Date Of Birth: 1986-05-12
    Nationality: South Korea
    Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Archery at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's team
    Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Archery, team
    Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
    Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
    Im Dong-hyun : see more

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