To date North Korea has only attended 10 Summer and eight Winter Olympics

As part of Japan

Cancelled

Did not participate

Boycotted

Participated

Winter Games

Summer Games

1912

Cancelled due

to world wars

1916

1920

1924

1928

1928

1932

1932

1936

1936

1940

1940

1944

1944

1948

1948

1952

1952

1956

1956

1960

1960

1964

1964

1968

1968

1972

1972

1976

1976

1980

1980

LA 1984

1984

Seoul 1988

1988

1992

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

2014

2016

As part of Japan

Cancelled

Did not participate

Boycotted

Participated

Summer Games

Winter Games

Stockholm 1912

1916

Antwerp 1920

Paris 1924

Amsterdam 1928

1928 St Moritz

Cancelled due

to world wars

Los Angeles 1932

1932 Lake Placid

Berlin 1936

1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen

1940

1940

1944

1944

London 1948

1948 St Moritz

Helsinki 1952

1952 Oslo

Melbourne/Stockholm 1956

1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo

Rome 1960

1960 Squaw Valley

Tokyo 1964

1964 Innsbruck

Mexico City 1968

1968 Grenoble

Munich 1972

1972 Sapporo

Montreal 1976

1976 Innsbruck

Moscow 1980

1980 Lake Placid

Los Angeles 1984

1984 Sarajevo

Seoul 1988

1988 Calgary

Barcelona 1992

1992 Albertville

1994 Lillehammer

Atlanta 1996

1998 Nagano

Sydney 2000

2002 Salt Lake City

Athens 2004

2006 Turin

Beijing 2008

2010 Vancouver

London 2012

2014 Sochi

Rio de Janeiro 2016