Olympics 2012 Flag error offends North Korean footballers
2012 London Olympics North Korea walks out when wrong flag is shown
North Korea Goes to the Olympics-Without Olympians
Kim Un Guk Gold medal DPR Korea (London 2012 Olympic Games)
North Korea competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's ninth appearance at the Olympics since its debut in 1972. North Korean athletes did not attend the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, when they joined the Soviet boycott, and subsequently, led a boycott at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, along with six other nations.