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South Korea

South Korea Sports Stats

Definitions

  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • Summer olympic medals > All time: All-time Summer Games medal standings, based on The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include the 1906 Intercalated Games, which are not recognized by the IOC.
  • Winter olympic medals > All time: All-time Winter Games medal standings, according to The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include figure skating medals (1908 and '20) and hockey medals (1920) awarded at the Summer Games. National medal standings for the Winter and Summer Games are not recognized by the IOC.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
1991 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships > Medals > Total: 1 1991 8th out of 9
2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships > Group A 3 2005 4th out of 10
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 53 2006 6th out of 16
Basketball > 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women > Final standings 13 2006 3rd out of 12
FIFA World Ranking > Men 683 2006 30th out of 197
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 14.12 2006 153th out of 188
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,748 2005 22nd out of 116
International Cricket Council members > Affiliate Members > Member Since 2001 2001
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Bronze 10 2000 9th out of 67
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Gold 8 2000 12th out of 51
Summer olympic medals > All time 154 1906 20th out of 115
Winter olympic medals > All time 20 1920 16th out of 36
World Cup Totals > Wins 4 2006 28th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.0827 2006 36th out of 68
World Men's Handball Championship > Standings > Pts 6 2001 9th out of 15

SOURCES: Wikipedia: 1991 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships; Wikipedia: 2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships; Wikipedia: 2006 World Baseball Classic; Wikipedia: 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; FIFA Official Website, December 2005; Wikipedia: List of International Cricket Council members; Wikipedia: 1996 Summer Olympics medals per capita; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: 2001 World Men's Handball Championship

Citation

"South Korea Sports Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/South-Korea/Sports