Results For Day 1 Of “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships – Chuseok Special”
MBC’s “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships — Chuseok Special” aired its first episode on September 25!
The main MCs for this season are Jun Hyun Moo, Super Junior’s Leeteuk, and TWICE’s Nayeon. Many popular idols took part in the competition, which included archery, rhythmic gymnastics, jokgu (foot volleyball), bowling, and track and field events.
The male lineup of athletes included 14U, ASTRO, BLANC7, The Boyz, Golden Child, Hwang Jung Ha, IN2IT, Kim Dong Han, Kim Dong Joon, MXM, MYTEEN, NCT, NOIR, NU’EST W, ONF, SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids, Super Junior’s Shindong, TARGET, TST, UNB, UP10TION, VICTON, VIXX, Wanna One, Woo Jin Young and Kim Hyun Soo, Yang Se Hyung, and Yoo Seung Woo.
Female athletes included 9MUSES, Apink, APRIL, CLC, DreamCatcher, ELRIS, Flashe, fromis_9, GBB, GFRIEND, (G)I-DLE, Girlkind, gugudan, GWSN, H.U.B, HeyGirls, KHAN, LimeSoda, MOMOLAND, PRISTIN, Red Velvet, TWICE, Weki Meki, and WJSN.
The events are being broadcast on September 25 and 26 during the Chuseok holiday, and the episode on September 25 included many exciting events, featuring matches in bowling, archery, jokgu, and rhythmic gymnastics.
Check out the results of day one below!
Bowling – Boys
In the first round of semi finals for bowling, Super Junior’s Shindong and Yang Se Hyung teamed up against Wanna One’s Ha Sung Woon and Bae Jin Young. Shindong and Yang Se Hyung won in the end and headed to the finals with their score of 188 over Wanna One’s 141.
The second round of the semi finals included VIXX’s Ravi and Ken against SEVENTEEN’s Seungkwan and Mingyu, and the VIXX members went on to the finals with a score of 191 to SEVENTEEN’s 150.
Archery – Girls
In the first round of semi finals for archery among the female athletes, there was a match between TWICE and Red Velvet. Members that took part were TWICE’s Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu and Red Velvet’s Wendy, Yeri, and Irene. Red Velvet went on to the finals with a score of 85 to TWICE’s 71.
The second semi finals round between GFRIEND and gugudan, as well as the finals, are still to come.
Jokgu (Foot Volleyball)
This season’s special also included the show’s first jokgu event featuring some of the male idol athletes.
The finals featured the team JC Jokgu King (The Boyz’s Sunwoo and Hyunjae, Golden Child’s Jangjun, ONF’s Hyojin, ZE:A’s Dongjun, and Hwang Jung Ha) against the Real Balladream team (Kim Hyun Soo, VIXX’s Ravi and Leo, Stray Kids’ Bang Chan, UNB and BIGSTAR’s Feeldog, and Yoo Seung Woo).
JC Jokgu King took the first set, with Real Balladream winning in the second. The third set featured a tight game between the two skilled teams, and JC Jokgu King ended up grabbing the gold medal.
Female idols took the stage at the competition to show impressive routines in the rhythmic gymnastics event. This year’s competitors included CLC’s Seungyeon, APRIL’s Naeun, MOMOLAND’s Daisy, WJSN’s Yeoreum, PRISTIN’s Nayoung, ELRIS’s Yukyung and (G)I-DLE’s Yuqi.
Yukyung took home the gold medal after scoring 12.95 points, with Seungyeon in second with 12.6 and Naeun in third with 11.65 points. Daisy’s score was 11.6, Yuqi’s was 11.55, Yeoreum’s was 11.5, and Nayoung’s was 11.2.
The second part of “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships — Chuseok Special” will air on September 26 at 5:55 p.m. KST.
Catch the first episode of “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships — Chuseok Special” on Viki!