|South Korea at the|
|NOC||Korean Olympic Committee|
| Medals |
|Asian Games appearances (overview)|
Republic of Korea has competed at every celebration of the Asian Games except the 1951 Asian Games, including hosting the Summer Games in 1986 and 2002, 2014 and the Winter Games in 1999.
South Korean athletes have won a total of 2235 medals at the Asian Games and have won a total of 249 medals at the Asian Winter Games, with Short track speed skating and Speed skating as the main medal-producing sports.
Medals by Games
Medals by sport
|You Young-dong||Soft tennis||1994–2006||M||5||3||2||10|
Medals by Games
Medals by sport
|2009 Hong Kong||3||39||45||59||143|
|Asian Indoor Games|
|Asian Martial Arts Games|
|Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games|
|2020 Sanya||Future event|
|2021 Shantou||Future event|
|2013 Kuala Lumpur||10||11||7||6||24|
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