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North Korea at the Olympics
SYND 30-8-72 NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN OLYMPIC TEAMS IN MUNICH
May 30, 1972: Iran vs North Korea (1972 Munich Olympic Qualification) in Tehran
North Korea competed as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. It was the first time that the nation had competed at the Summer Olympic Games. 37 competitors, 23 men and 14 women, took part in 23 events in 10 sports.