South Korea


Continent: Asia
Population:50 million
National language:Korean
Currency:South Korean won
Climate/Weather:26 degrees f
Best sports/events: Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, figure skating, floor ball, floor hockey, short track speed skating, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.
Number of Winter Olympians: 28 Olympians
Number of previously won medals: 14 medals
One famous Olympic athlete: Kim Yuna born September 5, 1990 is a South Korean figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion in ladies' singles, the 2009, 2013 World champion, the 2009 Four Continents champion, a three-time (2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2009–2010) Grand Prix Final champion, the 2006 World Junior champion, the 2005 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a six-time (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014) South Korean national champion.

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