The 26-year-old is one of two Premier League players in the 18-man party, with Sunderland forward Ji Dong-Won also featured. Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng will also be involved.
Reports had claimed that Al-Sadd defender and national team captain Lee Jung-Soo would be in the squad but he has been replaced by Busan I'Park full-back Kim Chang-Soo.
The majority of coach Hong Myung-Bo's squad are based overseas, with six players hailing from the J-League and four more active in Europe.
South Korea will play Mexico, Gabon, and Switzerland in Group B beginning on July 26.
South Korea squad in full for the 2012 Olympic Games:
|Jung Sung-Ryeong||Suwon Bluewings|
|Lee Bum-Yeong||Busan I'Park|
|Yoon Seok-Yeong||Chunnam Dragons|
|Kim Young-Gwon||Omiya Ardija|
|Jang Hyeon-Soo||FC Tokyo|
|Kim Chang-Soo||Busan I'Park|
|Hwang Seok-Ho||Sanfrecce Hiroshima|
|Oh Jae-seok||Gangwon FC|
|Kim Bo-Kyung||Cerezo Osaka|
|Han Kook-Young||Shonan Bellmare|
|Baek Sung-Dong||Jubilo Iwata|
|Park Jong-Woo||Busan I'Park|
|Nam Tae-hee||Lekhwiya SC|
|Kim Hyun-Sung||FC Seoul|