Article: 10 Korean Celebrities Who Are Also Great At Sports

Among the numerous Korean superstars, several are well-known for their extraordinary physical talents. While there are lots of healthy and athletic celebrities, some of them were Olympians. The following is a list of multitalented stars who excel in sports.

10. NCT Jae-Min

Na Jae-min is a South Korean singer, composer, and actor who goes by the name Jaemin. He is a member of the NCT boy band from South Korea. he was formerly well-known for his speed skating. In middle school, he used to speed skate and was rated second in the country for his age group.


9. Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo in the earlier stages of her career known as a figure skater. Later ventures benefited the actress as a result of this. Song Hye-Kyo performed in winter sports as a figure skater, gliding smoothly around the rink. If she had persisted, she might have been the "queen of figure skating" rather than the "queen of K-drama."


8. Park Bo-Gum

Park Bo-gum from Record of Youth has been dubbed the "marine kid" for joining the Korean navy and representing South Korea in the Olympics. He was a swimmer in middle school. He was in a rut, so he decided to take a different route. He wanted to be a singer at first, but his agent felt he was better at acting.


7. UEE

UEE from After School is a strong swimmer who competed in the Korean National Sports Festival when she was in high school. UEE's water sports abilities can be seen in her drama "Hugo's Love" and the Korean variety program "Barefoot Friends.


6. ENHYPEN Sung-hoon

Park Sung-hoon is a former figure skater and singer from South Korea. He began his career as a figure skater in 2010 and planned to retire in 2020. Enhypen, a South Korean idol group, currently has him as a member. Sunghoon Park is well-known for his athletic abilities. He is a former figure skater and one of Kpop's biggest stars. He won two gold medals at the 2015 Asian Open Trophy and the 2015 Lombardia Trophy at 14.


5. Leo

Jung Taek-Woon, best known by his stage name Leo, is a Jellyfish Entertainment-signed South Korean singer, composer, and musical theatre performer. In May 2012, Leo made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy band VIXX, and in 2014, he made his acting debut as Lee Young-Jae in the musical Full House. From 2004 to 2007, VIXX Leo was a strong soccer player who even played for the National Youth Soccer Team. Taekwondo, boxing, and swimming are among his other outstanding physical accomplishments.


4. So Ji Sub

Swimming sessions on the Ji-sub are well-known in the business. He was a national competitor. During his high school years, the actor competed as a swimmer and earned a bronze medal. So Ji Sub has a wide range of skills, including acting, modelling, rapping, and swimming.


3. Apink Chorong

Apink Chorong, a former athlete, is one of the K-pop stars. In Hapkido, where her father is a hapkido instructor, she possesses excellent self-defensive martial art talents. She also holds a 3rd-degree black belt in hapkido and has competed in several national and international hapkido contests.


2. SHINee Key

Key has an athletic and competitive aspect to him. Key has some astonishing powers on stage, but he also has some incredible ability on the water. During high school, he competed in water-skiing events and represented the city of Daegu in contests. In 2006 and 2007, Key was ranked first nationwide in water skiing, according to the records.

1. GOT7 Jackson Wang

Another hero who practiced sports before his debut is Jackson Wang. Jackson was a professional fencer who competed for his nation. When he puts on his fencing gear, many admirers have said that he appears different yet handsome at the same time. Jackson was a member of Hong Kong's fencing squad in the past. In 2010, he finished 11th in the Summer Youth Olympics and first in the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships in 2011.