South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics

South Korea at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Flag of South Korea.svg
IOC codeKOR
NOCKorean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sports.or.kr (in Korean)
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
February 9–25, 2018
Competitors122[a] in 7 sports
Flag bearer None (opening)[b][1]
and Lee Seung-hoon (closing)[2]
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
5
Silver
8
Bronze
4
Total
17
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
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Korea

South Korea competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, from 9 to 25 February 2018, as the host nation. It was represented by 122 competitors[a] in all 15 disciplines (7 sports).

In January 2018, following inter-governmental talks, the teams representing South Korea and North Korea entered the Opening Ceremony marching under the Korean Unification Flag, while in women's ice hockey there was a single united Korean team.[3]

South Korea won a total of seventeen medals – five gold, eight silver and four bronze – making these Games the most successful in South Korea's history in terms of total medals won, and earning the country 7th place in the overall medal table. Thirteen of the medals were won in long-track and short-track speed skating events. For the first time in their history, South Korean athletes also won medals in sliding sports (bobsleigh and skeleton), in a team event (curling) and in a snow event (snowboarding).

Medalists

The following South Korean competitors won medals at the Games. In the by discipline sections below, medalists' names are bolded.

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