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Posted by elliefilet AKP STAFF Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Sunny, Hyoyeon, Kangnam, and more to feature on 'We're Also National Athletes'

Hyoyeon, Sunny, Kangnam, Lee Soo Geun
Channel A's upcoming variety show 'We're Also National Athletes' has revealed its lineup! 

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On the variety special, idols and other celebs will try their hand at short track speed skating, a top winter sport in South Korea. Lee Soo Geun is taking the reins as the host, and Girls' Generation's Sunny and Hyoyeon, Kangnam, and 2AM's Jinwoon will act as co-hosts.

Leading the skate teams are Tony An and Son Ho Young, while the competitors include Sam Okyere, Takada Kenta, TEEN TOP's Ricky, Berry Good's Johyun, U-KISS' Eli, model Lee Ho Yeon, HALO's OOON, and Kriesha Chu. For 3 weeks, the stars will go through intensive training in order to compete in a final 500 meter race and relay race on August 29. 

Johyun, who previously competed in short track, commented, "It feels like this is a program for me. It's like a dream."

'We're Also National Athletes' will air in September as a way to amp viewers up for the '2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'.



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