Despite their busy training schedules, even Olympic athletes are fans of popular K-Pop groups. Photos: dpa, AFP, AP Despite their busy training schedules, even Olympic athletes are fans of popular K-Pop groups. Photos: dpa, AFP, AP
Despite their busy training schedules, even Olympic athletes are fans of popular K-Pop groups. Photos: dpa, AFP, AP

4 Olympic athletes who love K-pop: BTS, Blackpink and Mamamoo are all on these Korean sports stars’ pre-competition playlists

  • Shin Yu-bin, South Korea’s youngest Olympic table tennis player at age 17, says she listens to BTS songs like Dynamite to get her pumped up
  • Archer An San and Mamamoo’s Solar had a heartfelt exchange on Instagram, while record-breaking swimmer Hwang Sun-woo is into Itzy’s Yeji

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Despite their busy training schedules, even Olympic athletes are fans of popular K-Pop groups. Photos: dpa, AFP, AP Despite their busy training schedules, even Olympic athletes are fans of popular K-Pop groups. Photos: dpa, AFP, AP
Despite their busy training schedules, even Olympic athletes are fans of popular K-Pop groups. Photos: dpa, AFP, AP
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