Republic of Korea

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Republic of Korea first competed in the IOL in 2008, and has competed in 11 olympiads. They most recently competed in 2018. They have sent 88 participants in 22 teams.

In competition, teams from Republic of Korea have brought home 17 medals (2 gold, 3 silver, and 12 bronze), 1 silver trophy, 4 best-solution prizes, 14 honorable mentions, and 1 team contest honorable mention.

In addition, Republic of Korea has sent 1 Repeat Medalist to the Hall of Fame.

Team Korea is chosen through the 한국언어학올림피아드.

Individual Contest Medalists

Year Medal Name Team
2016 Gold Jaeyeong Yang Korea Woori
2012 Gold Jonathan Hongsoon Kim Korea 2
2013 Silver Huisu Yun Korea Sori
2012 Silver Hong Bum Choi Korea 1
2012 Silver Ji Wook Kim Korea 2
2018 Bronze Hansol Pi Korea Nieun
2016 Bronze Yejoo, Han Korea Woori
2015 Bronze Jaeyeong Yang Korea 2
2014 Bronze Yoojin Jang Korea 1
2013 Bronze Jiyun Sung Korea Sori
2013 Bronze JeongYeon Choi Korea Woori
2011 Bronze Min Kyu Kim Korea Hangul
2011 Bronze Hyun Park Korea Sejong
2010 Bronze Jeeun Song Korea 1
2009 Bronze Jun Yeop Lee Korea 1
2009 Bronze Hye jin Ryu Korea 1
2008 Bronze Joon Kyu Kang Korea KMLA

Honorable Mentions

Year Name Team
2018 Jeongkeun Choi Korea Nieun
2017 Jae Hee Kuh Korea 1
2017 Seonmin Lee Korea 1
2015 Lee Joonhak Korea 1
2015 Cho Ahram Korea 1
2015 Jun Hyosung Korea 1
2014 Inhye Jeong Korea 2
2013 Yongjun Byun Korea Sori
2013 Hyunchae Kim Korea Sori
2013 Dayeon Lee Korea Woori
2011 Jonathan Hongsoon Kim Korea Sejong
2010 Seung Heon Lee Korea 2
2009 Hyung Min Son Korea 2
2009 Soon Ki Kwon Korea 2

Team Contest Winners

Year Trophy Team
2009 silver Korea 1

Team Contest Honorable Mentions

Year Team
2016 Korea Woori

Best Solutions

Year Number Name Team
2016 4 Jaeyeong Yang Korea Woori
2013 1 Huisu Yun Korea Sori
2010 2 Jeeun Song Korea 1
2009 3 Hye jin Ryu Korea 1