Golden Child Thanks Fans For Their Support At “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships”
Golden Child expressed gratitude to fans for their support as they talked about their accomplishments in “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special”!
Golden Child proved their athleticism in the first day of “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special” as they took home gold and bronze in the 60-meter sprint. The race was close between Golden Child’s Y and NOIR’s Nam Yoon Sung, but Y took home the gold by a small difference of 0.01 seconds. This is his second gold medal in the category as he also came in first place last year.
In an interview, Y stated, “I was able to win a gold medal for the second time. I want to dedicate this medal to our Goldenness [Golden Child’s official fan club name], who put all their energy into cheering for us on and enjoyed the event with us. I love you, Goldenness.” Y has a background in track and field and during the “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships – Chuseok Special,” he not only won the gold medal in the 60-meter race, but he also helped Golden Child win gold in the 400-meter relay as the last person to run.
Along with Y, fellow member Jangjun took home the bronze medal and he said, “I was nervous and worried, but we were able to finish the race with no one getting hurt and thanks to Goldenness’s cheers, I was able to do well in the race.”
Whether Golden Child will be able to bring home more medals in this year’s relay races is set to be revealed in the second day of “2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special,” which will air on February 6 at 5:45 p.m. KST. Catch up with the first day below!