MBC announces MCs and other details regarding the upcoming 2018 Idol Star Athletics Championship!

MBC announced that Jun Hyun-Moo, Super Junior’s Leeteuk, and TWICE’s Nayeon will host the upcoming 2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships! The event will take place on August 20 and 27 for a pre-recording, and will officially air on TV over the Chuseok holidays in late Septmber.

In addition to the MC’s revelation, MBC announced a few more details regarding the event. Because of the continuous requests from fans to eliminate sports that cause the most injuries to idols, the company announced that they will put the idols’ health and safety as their priority this year.

Therefore, they have chosen 5 sports in total that can be done indoors. On August 20, they will record 60m and 400m events, archery, rhythmic gymnastics, and jokgu (foot volleyball) at Goyang Gymnasium. On August 27, they will record for bowling, which will also take place indoor.

Furthermore, the production team stated, “not only will we get a medical team for emergency, we will also try out best to ensure that both idols and fans enjoy and get home safely after the games.”

Which group will you root for at this year’s Idol Star Athletics Championships?!

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Translated by Dasol Kim

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