Update: More Idols Arrive At

Updated December 17 KST:

More photos of the idols arriving at the “2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special” have been posted! You can also check out a full video of the participants arriving and posing at the photo call (as well as some photos from the opening ceremony) in the original article below.

Original Article:

Filming for the “2020 Idol Star Athletics – New Year Special” has officially begun!

On the morning of December 16, a sea of idols descended on the Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon, where most of the filming for the annual competition will take place. The upcoming special, which will air over the Korean Lunar New Year holiday on January 25 and 26, will feature seven main events this year: track and field, archery, ssireum (Korean wrestling), pitching, penalty shootouts, eSports, and horseback riding.

Although certain sporting events that require special locations will be filmed separately, the majority of events will be held during today’s filming at the Namdong Gymnasium.

MBC previously announced that a total of 202 idols from 51 different groups will be participating in this year’s competition, and many of them posed for photos before heading into the event, including TWICE’s Dahyun, NCT Dream, ITZY, MOMOLAND, Stray Kids, Oh My Girl, SF9, LOONA, N.Flying, ATEEZ, Golden Child, WJSN, AB6IX, VICTON, APRIL, DIA, Rocket Punch, ONF, Cherry Bullet, DONGKIZ, 1TEAM, VERIVERY, Seven O’Clock, 1THE9, NOIR, GreatGuys, SATURDAY, Newkidd, BDC, NATURE, South Club, PURPLEBECK, Bz-Boys, Hash Tag, SPECTRUM, 3YE, WE IN THE ZONE, and ARIAZ.

Check out the full video of the participants arriving and posing for photos below!

You can also check out some of the photos from the photo call and opening ceremony here:

While you wait for the Lunar New Year to arrive, watch the latest “Idol Star Athletics Championships” with English subtitles below!

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