On January 5th, WINNER‘s Lee Seung Hoon and Kim Jin Woo participated in torch relay as torch bearers for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.
The two members began their relay in the city of Suwon and waved to residents. They adorably posed with the Cola-Cola bear mascot and also chanted the official cheer with the stars on site. While running with the torch, Kim Jin Woo and Lee Seung Hoon made heart gestures with their hands and waved to the camera to send their love to those watching via live stream.
They said, “The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics is Korea’s first time hosting the Winter Games, so it is an honor for us to participate in the torch relay. Since people from all walks of life participated in the torch relay to show their support, we hope the Olympics will be successful.”
Lee Seung Hoon and Kim Jin Woo also posted multiple photos of themselves from the event on their Instagram accounts. In the captions, Lee Seung Hoon wrote “An honor for my family,” including the hashtag “#PyeongChangOlympics #Fighting #CokePLAY #CocaCola #CocaColaTorchSong”
So far, many well-known stars from different fields have taken part on torch bearing and have shown their support for PyeongChang Olympics. Torch bearers included members of MBC‘s “Infinite Challenge“, Suzy, Paralympic gold medalist Jo Ki Sung, Im Seulong, Soyou, Lee Kwang Soo, Korean national wrestling gold medalist Kim Hyun Woo, Taekwondo gold medalist Kim Sohee, and model Kang Seung Hyun.
Fantaigo‘s actor group 5urprise which include actors, Seo Kang Joon, Gong Myung, Lee Tae Hwan, Kang Tae Oh, and Yoo Il will also becarryign the torch along with Kim Shin Young.
The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will begin on February 9tth and end on February 25th.