North Korea at the Olympics

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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964.wikipedia
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Shooting at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Mixed 50 metre rifle, prone

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The gold medal was won by Ri Ho-jun of North Korea, this was the first ever medal for a North Korean athlete at the Summer Olympics.

South Korea at the Olympics

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During the 1998-2007 Sunshine Policy era, North Korea and South Korea symbolically marched as one team at the opening ceremonies of the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, but competed separately.
During the 1998-2007 Sunshine Policy era, South Korea and North Korea symbolically marched as one team at the opening ceremonies of the 2000 and 2004 Olympics; but competed separately.

North Korea

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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964. The National Olympic Committee for North Korea is the Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and was created in 1953 and recognized in 1957.
North Korea's first appearance in the Olympics came in 1964.

Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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The National Olympic Committee for North Korea is the Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and was created in 1953 and recognized in 1957.
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List of flag bearers for North Korea at the Olympics

Flag bearers for North Korea at the Olympics
List of flag bearers for North Korea at the Olympics
*North Korea at the Olympics

Olympic Games

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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964. North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, appearing only in the Winter Olympic Games that year.

National Olympic Committee

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The National Olympic Committee for North Korea is the Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and was created in 1953 and recognized in 1957.

1964 Winter Olympics

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North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, appearing only in the Winter Olympic Games that year.

Winter Olympic Games

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North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, appearing only in the Winter Olympic Games that year.

Summer Olympic Games

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Eight years later in 1972, the nation first participated at the Summer Olympic Games.

1984 Summer Olympics boycott

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Since then, the nation has appeared in every Summer Games, except when North Korea joined the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, and when they boycotted the 1988 Games in Seoul, South Korea.

1988 Summer Olympics

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Since then, the nation has appeared in every Summer Games, except when North Korea joined the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, and when they boycotted the 1988 Games in Seoul, South Korea.

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Since then, the nation has appeared in every Summer Games, except when North Korea joined the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, and when they boycotted the 1988 Games in Seoul, South Korea.

South Korea

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Since then, the nation has appeared in every Summer Games, except when North Korea joined the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, and when they boycotted the 1988 Games in Seoul, South Korea.

Sunshine Policy

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During the 1998-2007 Sunshine Policy era, North Korea and South Korea symbolically marched as one team at the opening ceremonies of the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, but competed separately.

North Korea at the 2010 Winter Olympics

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In 2010 a team competed at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.