South Korea to send 203 participants to Rio Olympics

Seoul, July 19 (IANS) South Korea has fielded the lowest number of athletes to a Summer Olympics in 30 years and aims at a top-10 finish in Rio de Janeiro.

South Korea launched its Olympics delegation on Tuesday with 204 athletes representing the country in 23 out of 28 sports.

At the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, 201 athletes competed for South Korea, reports Xinhua.

South Korea is eyeing their fourth consecutive top-10 showing at a Summer Games by winning at least 10 gold medals in Rio.