K-Pop and the Games

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The Winter Games and K-Pop

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea have begun. The 100 day Olympic Torch Relay was a star studded affair. The torch bearers included many K-Pop idols. Let’s take a look at some of the Hallyu musicians who had the honor of carrying the Olympic torch.

1. Suzy – Miss A’s Suzy carried the torch during its time on Jeju Island.

2. Soyou – Soyou from Sistar carried the torch in Buyeo.

3. Lee Seunghoon, Jinwoo, and Mino – Winner members Seunghoon and Jinwoo carried the torch in in Suwon, while Mine had the honor in Seoul.

4. Nam Taehyun – A former member of Winner who now fronts South Buyers Club, he carried the torch in Yongin.

5. Leo and N – Both members of VIXX were honored with the task of carrying the torch on separate legs.

6. Jang Yoon-ju – The singer-songwriter, model, actress, and TV host carried the torch in Seoul.

7. Donghae and Yesung – Members of the popular group Super Junior, the two danced as they carried the torch.

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8. Sandara Park – Formerly a member of 2NE1, Sandara carried the torch with grace.

9. Monsta X – The group really seemed to enjoy the honor of bearing the Olympic torch.

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10. Chanmi, Seolhyun, and Jimin – The AOA members proudly wore the honor of torch bearing.

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11. Jeon Somi – Formerly a member of I.O.I, Somi gracefully carried the torch.

 

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