EXO, SHINee, BEAST, Infinite and More Participating in the “2014 Idol Athletic Championships”

Idol Star Athletics Olympics

Over 200 idol stars will be participating in MBC’s 2014 New Year’s special “Idol Athletic Championships.”

On January 9, MBC announced, “The recording of ‘Idol Athletic Championships will be held on January 13 at the Seoul Jamsil Indoor Stadium and the Students’ Gymnasium.” The network also revealed one of the events will be a futsal (an indoor variation of soccer played with five players on each team) tournament and disclosed the names of the idol stars that will be participating in this event.

The participants of the futsal tournament are:

SHINee: Minho

Infinite: Woohyun, Hoya

EXO: Luhan, Xiumin

BEAST: Yoon Doo Joon, Lee Ki Kwang, Yang Yoseub

Teen Top: Ricky

2AM: Im Seulong

Tasty: Soryong

Surprise: Gong Myung

Block B: UKwon

B1A4: Baro

BTS: Jimin

Lunafly: Sam

B.A.P: Bang Yong Gu, Young Jae

BTOB: Seo Eun Kwang, Min Hyuk

ZE:A: Tae Hyun, Dong Joon

VIXX: Ravi

M.I.B: 5Zic, Kangnam

AJAX: Hyo Jun

Boys Republic: Suwoong

Goo Ja Myung

Noh Ji Hoon

Eric Nam

Sean Lee


In addition to the first futsal tournament, another new sport will be added – curling. Archery, which was conducted as a team sport, will be held as an individual event.

The “2014 Idol Athletic Championships” will air at the end of January in time for Lunar New Year.