Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae And Jun Hyun Moo To Mc 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships

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Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae And Jun Hyun Moo To MC 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships
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Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae And Jun Hyun Moo To MC 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships

The MCs of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships have officially been chosen!

On August 22, a source from MBC stated, Jun Hyun Moo and Son Yeon Jae will be MCs for the Chuseok edition of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships.'

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Jun Hyun Moo has experience with hosting Idol Star Athletics Championships, but this will be Son Yeon Jaes very first time. Since Son Yeon Jae is a former rhythmic gymnast herself, itll be interesting to see her watch the rhythmic gymnastics segment of the event.

Jun Hyun Moo and Son Yeon Jae to co-host '2017 Idol Star Athletics Championship'
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Jun Hyun Moo and Son Yeon Jae to co-host '2017 Idol Star Athletics Championship'

Jun Hyun Moo and retired Olympic gymnast Son Yeon Jae have been confirmed as the hosts of MBC's '2017 Idol Star Athletics Championship'.

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On August 22, MBC confirmed the two co-hosts of the upcoming Chuseok special, announcing, "Jun Hyun Moo and Son Yeon Jae will be the MCs for the Chuseok edition of '2017 Idol Star Athletics Championship'."

As viewers of the annual special know, Jun Hyun Moo has acted as the host previously, but this will be Son Yeon Jae's first time hosting the event.

2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships Sets Film Date + Adds Bowling
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2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships Sets Film Date + Adds Bowling

On August 16, a source revealed MBCs plans for the Chuseok edition of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships.

According to the source, filming will take place on September 4 and 11. In addition, bowling will be added as an event.

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Idol Star Athletics Championships have been the center of controversy consistently due to injuries incurred during filming. However, its difficult for idols to reject appearing on the show due to its great popularity and opportunities. In order to prevent injuries from occuring, the show has tried to make some changes. Hand-to-hand fighting events like futsal and wrestling will be removed. Rhythmic gymnastics and aerobics have been added instead.

BTSs Jungkook And Hommes Lee Hyun To Compete In Bowling At Idol Star Athletics Championships
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BTSs Jungkook And Hommes Lee Hyun To Compete In Bowling At Idol Star Athletics Championships

BTSs Jungkook and Hommes Lee Hyun will reportedly be joining bowling at the Idol Star Athletics Championship!

On August 29, it was reported that the two Big Hit artists have decided to compete in the game this year. This is the first time that bowling has been added to the program.

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This years show will be hosted by former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon Jae and Jun Hyun Moo, and the program has been revealed to be working on recruiting EXO, TWICE, WINNER, and Wanna One. Filming will take place on September 4 and 11.

2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships To Go On Despite Strike
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2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships To Go On Despite Strike

MBC has announced that their biannual holiday special “2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships” will still be held despite the general strike.

A source from MBC said on August 31, “Filming for ‘2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships’ will be held on September 4 and 11, as decided upon before the general strike was passed. We are currently only in talks about the issue of the loss of staff to the general strike.”

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