South Korea’s Olympic winners: the fury and the fall from grace for top speed skaters

//South Korea’s Olympic winners: the fury and the fall from grace for top speed skaters

South Korea’s Olympic winners: the fury and the fall from grace for top speed skaters

South Korea may be geographically small compared to its neighbours China and Japan, with a significantly shorter history of competitive sports than, say, Europe or North America, but it’s a powerhouse in certain Olympic events.The country is known for being unstoppable in archery, a force to be reckoned with in fencing and the originator of the internationally popular martial art taekwondo. Then there’s short-track speedskating, for which South Korea has been the top medal-winner since the…

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