Vixxs N Selected As A Torchbearer For The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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VIXX's N selected as a torchbearer for the 'Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'
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VIXX's N selected as a torchbearer for the 'Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'

VIXX's N has been selected as a torchbearer for the upcoming 2018 'Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'!

On September 12, N shared the news via his Instagram page, "Today's Diary_20170912 I've been selected as a torchbearer for the 'Pyeongchang Olympics' winter games.  Will practice running starting today with my handy Powerade."

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A photo was also posted of himself sitting at a table with a blue Powerade sports drink, expressing his enthusiasm for the special occasion. 

VIXXs N Reveals Hes Been Selected As A Torchbearer For 2018 Winter Olympics
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VIXXs N Reveals Hes Been Selected As A Torchbearer For 2018 Winter Olympics

VIXXs N will be running with the torch during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics!

Through his official Instagram account, the idol shared, Todays record: September 12, 2017. Ive been chosen as a torchbearer for the PyeongChang Olympics. Beginning today, I will start to practice running along with Powerade. He also showed his support for his country as well through a hashtag.

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Big Bang's Taeyang selected as an honorary ambassador for the '2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'!
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Big Bang's Taeyang selected as an honorary ambassador for the '2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'!

Great news VIPs! You might have heard that the '2018 Winter Olympics' are going to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and who better to represent Korea to the world than Big Bang's Taeyang?

A representative of the organization committee stated on June 19, "Singer Taeyang of Big Bang has been appointed as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.  An appointment ceremony will be held on June 21 at the Korean Press Center in Seoul."

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BIGBANGs Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
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BIGBANGs Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

BIGBANGs Taeyang has officially been named as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics!

During the appointment ceremony held on June 21, it was revealed that Taeyang will help create a song for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Chairman Lee Hee Beom of the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee expressed, I hope [Taeyang] will be able to put into this campaign all the overflowing energy he has shown on stage thus far. I believe that his status as an amazing artist will help him promote the Pyeongchang Olympics globally.

Torch Relay for Pyeongchang Olympics to Start in November
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Torch Relay for Pyeongchang Olympics to Start in November

Former figure skater Kim Yu-na poses with the torch for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at an event in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

The torch relay for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will begin its more than 100-day run on Nov. 1.

It will wind its way along a 2,018 km route across the country. The organizing committee for the sporting event on Monday unveiled its plans for the relay ahead of its opening in February next year.

In line with Olympic tradition, the torch will be lit in Olympia, Greece on Oct. 24, and carried around Greece for a week before it is flown to Pyeongchang.