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8 Hottest Korean Athletes At The 2012 London Olympics!
Soompi_News_Leaderboard_ATFMobile_Soompi_Ldrbrd_ATF Soompi Search Main menuSkip to contentHome News Gallery Videos Forums NEED A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE?Français Español 8 Hottest Korean Athletes at the 2012 London Olympics!by thunderstix August 13, 2012 1 of 9The 2012 Summer Olympics in London is over now, with South Korea finishing 5th overall in the medal standings. South Korea won a record-tying 13 gold medals (plus 8 silvers and 7 bronze medals), and produced countless glorious moments of unforgettable drama.
While most fans were focused on the medals and the drama, some of us here at Soompi were busy spotting the cutest and sexiest Olympians from the South Korean team. Take a look at 8 of the hottest athletes that represented South Korea at the 2012 Summer Olympics!
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2012 Olympics: Korea House
After a short yet epic introduction (by the man himself), we were greeted by the magician, JK! JK is probably the cheesiest but funniest magician out there. He started his show by purposefully messing up his tricks for laughs, or revealing his cheats which was hilarious. He had some really original ideas and lines, engaging the audience the whole way through his performance. Some choice lines he came out with were things like "I can do any magic you want, what magic do you want to see? *a difficult trick was suggested* Sorry, I don't understand what you are saying because I am Korean. Levitation you say? There's always technical difficulties with that onesomething I call gravity". As usual, there was the 'eyes to the floor' moment when he asked for volunteers, but some brave people came forward. One girl who volunteered possibly later regretted her decision as she ended up pulling a trail of tissue from JK's mouth and told to keep it as a souvenir The magic routine wasn't the most amazing we've ever seen, but mesmerising nonetheless and the charming charisma and comedy of JK made up for it. The show is definitely worth catching for the amount of cheese and giggles we got out of it, and we're sure anyone who goes along with get a good chuckle out of it too.
When this finished, we rushed down to see the dancing robot show! These cute, lit-up robots were dancing in-sync to many Kpop hits starting with the iconic 'Abracadabra', 'Sorry sorry' and ending with a 'Fantastic Baby' (of course). The robots' dancing was so energetic, one of the people working at Korea House had to keep a close eye on them to make sure they don't fall over. This display was really popular with kids and adults alike!
Apart from the scheduled shows, there are activities on offer throughout the day. There is a crafts area, where people were learning how to write their name in Hangul and decorating their own fans. There was also a very popular hand massage area, where you could try out these high tech massaging machines. And if that wasn't pampering enough, there was a lady giving out beauty and skin care advice. You could also take photos in Hanboks with a nice little scenic backdrop and take home a polaroid souvenir! There were several different outfits available for men and women, and was very popular with couples. There was also a touch screen computer where you could select some Kpop tunes to play. We're pretty sure everyone was impressed with our choice of Girls' Day and Dal Shabet.
Kim Soo Hyun Cheers For 2012 London Olympics Athletes
Kim Soo Hyun is in London to cheer for 2012 Olympics athletes. A photo of the actor was revealed on July 30, showing him in London, England, alongside other “9 to London” supporters. It was also reported that he was spotted on July 27 at the Incheon International Airport, as he was departing.
In the pictures made public, Kim Soo Hyun is seen rooting for Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan in the 400m freestyle competition. As soon as Park Tae Hwan made the turn, Kim Soo Hyun sent up a round of applause. The actor also reportedly led the cheers for the 200m and 1500m competitions.
Kim Soo Hyun’s London agenda included a luncheon with “9 to London.” He chatted with fans as well, and gave in to requests for photographs with fans.
MBC, who holds the "Idol Athletic Championship" every year, held the same event in "Idol Star Olympic" as a special episode for the upcoming 2012 London Olympics this Friday.
As stars recorded for the event on July 10th and 15th, the first part has finally aired on July 25th and the second part will be aired on the 26th, 9:55 KST.
100 stars of nation's top idol groups in 24 teams participated in "Idol Star Olympic". They competed for the gold medals in eight events: 100m dash, hurdling, long jump, high jump, walking relay, fencing, table tennis, and archery.
Kbs "music Bank" August 3Rd Episode Cancelled Due To The London 2012 Olympics
KBS music program, "Music Bank," will not be airing on August 3rd due to the London 2012 Olympics.
On July 25th, KBS officials told My Daily, "The August 3rd 'Music Bank' episode will not air due to the Olympics. In place of 'Music Bank,' archery, fencing, table tennis events will be shown."
They continue, "Because of the Olympic Games, this is the only time the show will be cancelled. It will continue to broadcast normally every other day."
‘infinity Challenge’s Time-Slot Changed This Weekend For ’2012 London Olympics’
Producer of the variety program Kim Tae Ho also alerted viewers about the time change before hand through his Twitter. According to the official new schedule, Infinity Challenge will begin broadcast at 4:05 KST instead of its original time of 6:30 KST.
After the earlier broadcast of Infinity Challenge, Koreas Marine Boy Park Tae Hwan will compete in the 400m preliminaries for swimming. The womens handball match will be aired as well.
After promoting London 2012 Olympics on High Cut, our Girls appeared on MBC to further promote the event with a video, giving us British Sones even more excitement! ~~London Olympic-gumb! MB-Shee!~~
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Psy Releases Mv For “korea”, Korean Fight Song For The 2012 London Olympics
Psys fight song, Korea, is released under the project The Cheers of 50,000,000 Citizens through Korean Music. After releasing Champion in 2002 and We are the One in 2006, Psy is prepared to pump up the nation once again with this new song.
With the combination of Korean traditional instruments and his own unique energy, Psy created a song that everyone in Korea will able to sing and follow along.
Exo-K, Lee Dong Wook, Lee Min Ki And More Show Their Support For The 2012 London Olympics With ‘in Style’
The August edition of the magazine will focus on stars lending their support to the athletes participating in the Olympics along with heartfelt interviews filled with words of encouragement. A total of four photographers and 13 male stars came together for the collaboration, one of which was EXO-K.
InStyle explained, To wish for victory and to show their support, 13 male stars have come together with four photographers to complete photoshoots under the concept of sportsmanship. Each of them will take on a specific sport, with Lee Sang Woo on boxing, Park Gun Hyung on tennis, Lee Jin Wook on handball, Lee Dong Wook on canoeing, Jung Kyeo Woon on horseback riding, Lee Min Ki on fencing, Bae Soo Bin on archery, EXO-K on hockey, and Lee Sun Gyun on shooting.
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2PM is sharing the beat! Previously, 2PM's commercial videos have been released featuring their new track called "Share The Beat."
On July 12th, 2PM released the single of their Coca-Cola song, "Share The Beat," officially unveiling the track. The track also doubles as a cheering song for the upcoming London 2012 Olympics.