Korea will be competing in at least two wrestling events at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, earning spots in the men's Greco-Roman 67-kilogram and 130-kilogram weight classes.
Team Korea members pose in their uniforms for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at the National Training Center in Jincheon, North Chungcheong, on Wednesday.
Korea drew with China 2-2 after a hard-fought Olympic qualifier in Suzhou, China on Tuesday. The draw gave China a 4-3 win on aggregate, earning them a spot at the Tokyo Games and sending the Taeguk Ladies home empty-handed.
Marathon runner Shim Jung-sub has earned his spot at the Tokyo Olympics, completing the Korean Olympic squad with two male and two female runners.
Korea lost 2-1 to China in the hard-fought first leg of a Tokyo Olympic Games qualifier at Goyang Stadium in Goyang, Gyeonggi, on Thursday evening.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga called North Korea's decision to skip the Tokyo Olympics a “unilateral announcement” Tuesday, but kept open the possibility that Pyongyang could still change its mind last minute.
Korea is off to a good start in the quest for gold at the Tokyo Olympics, earning a spot in 10 of 12 fencing medal events and looking dominant in the lead up to the Games.
North Korea is skipping the Tokyo Summer Olympics over Covid-19 fears, thwarting Seoul's hopes of engaging Pyongyang through sports diplomacy.
Seo Chae-hyun and Chon Jong-won are set to become Korea's first ever climbing Olympians, as sport climbing officially becomes a medal sport for the first time at the Tokyo Games.
The Tokyo Olympic Committee has decided to ban overseas spectators for this year's summer Olympics, and the 630,000 tickets purchased by overseas residents will be refunded.