Celebrities have come forth to congratulate Yun Sung Bin on becoming the first Asian athlete to win a gold medal in a sliding event, which includes skeleton, Luge and Bobsleigh.
Yun Sung Bin set a track record of 50.02 seconds at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics’s skeleton event on February 16 and won the gold medal after coming in first place in all four races. This makes him the first athlete from Asia to take home gold in a sliding event.
In response, celebrities have taken to social media to congratulate him and celebrate Yun Sung Bin’s achievements. Actor Park Seo Joon posted a photo of the athlete on his personal Instagram account with the simple caption, “Class.”
Actor Lee Dong Hwi also shared a photo of Yun Sung Bin and wrote, “So awesome.”
Actress Park Se Young shared a photo with the caption, “Hope everyone has a happy Lunar New Year with your families. I’m spending the holidays with my family, good food, and the Olympics. Great job on the amazing race.”
Actress and comedienne Ahn Sun Young wrote, “Wow. A gold medal on the first day of the Lunar New Year. Great job, skeleton athlete Yun Sung Bin. My whole family cried. I started crying when I saw the coach crying.”
Musical actress Kim So Hyun stated, “PyeongChang Winter Olympics skeleton athletes Yun Sung Bin and Kim Ji Soo, great job. Joo An is cheering for Korea at the Olympics.”
Congratulations to Yun Sung Bin for the amazing achievement!