In Vancouver, however, Korea snatched three gold and two silver medals in speed skating events.
Figure skating queen Kim Yu-na took the gold medal while setting a new world record. Though the bobsleigh team failed to yield any medals, it did advance to the final round.
In the Asian Winter Games in 2011, alpine skiers Jung Dong-hyun, and Kim Sun-joo brought back gold medals and Korean cross country legend Lee Cha-won finally won her first Asian Games’ gold.
As incomes in Korea have increased people are becoming more interested in winter sports amid rising investment, which has led to better performances.