Kim Yu-na and Yoon Sung-bin ‘Again Pyeongchang’…Cheering for Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics
The opening of the Winter Youth Olympics in Gangwon-do in January next year is just 200 days away.
Winter sports stars such as “Figure Queen” Kim Yu-na and “Iron Man” Yoon Sung-bin participated in the promotion.
Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics, which will involve 1,800 youth athletes aged 15 to 18 from 70 countries, is just 200 days away from the opening on January 19 next year, and “Figure Queen” Kim Yu-na unveiled her medal as a presenter.
He explained that the back of the medal that teenagers participated in the design contained the nature of Gangwon Province, which holds the first Winter Youth Olympics in Asia, and the symbolic snowflakes of the Winter Olympics.
<Kim Yu-na / Ambassador for the Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics> “I’ve won a medal, but I think it’s my first time revealing it like this, so I think I have another feeling of excitement. I will also cheer for the wonderful propaganda of the youth athletes who try their best to win this wonderful medal.”
Ice stars, including Jin Jong-oh, co-chairman Lee Sang-hwa, who won the silver medal in Pyeongchang, and Kwak Yoon-ki, former national short track speed skating team, appeared in uniforms for volunteers to wear.
Seven of the nine Winter Youth Olympic Stadiums will be used,
<Park Bo-kyun / Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism> “The 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics will last forever as it inherits, evolves, and upgrades the great legacy of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.””
Yoon Sung-bin and Choi Min-jung, who won the gold medal in Pyeongchang, also hoped that their juniors would recreate Pyeongchang’s impression.