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BTS’ Jin to participate as South Korean torchbearer in Paris 2024 Olympics torch relay

BTS’ Jin to participate as South Korean torchbearer in Paris 2024 Olympics torch relay

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Jin, a member of South Korean pop group BTS, will be one of the Olympic torchbearers at this year’s Games.



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K-pop star Jin, a member of the amazing group BTSHe will participate as a torchbearer for South Korea in olympic torch relay for this year’s games, according to a statement from his talent agency on Wednesday.

“Jin will participate in the Olympic torch relay to spread the message of ‘harmony’ and ‘peace,'” South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said.

“Jin, along with other torchbearers, is scheduled to visit various historical sites in the host country,” the agency said, adding that a specific schedule has not yet been announced.

The singer-songwriter is the oldest member of BTS and was He was laid off. From the army after completing his mandatory service in June.

The Olympic flame was lit in Paris in Olympia, Greece, home of the ancient Olympic Games, last April. The torch, which has been relayed ever since, will light the cauldron to mark the opening of the Summer Olympic Games.

The flame is expected to be passed from hand to hand by about 10,000 bearers before reaching the Olympic cauldron in Paris on July 26, where it will remain lit until the closing ceremony two weeks later.

Four-time French international footballer Champions League winner Raphael Varane He was one of the well-known faces of the leg completion.

The sequels over the years have included many adventurous journeys; the Torch has traveled around the world, gone into space, traveled underwater and even climbed Mount Everest.

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The flame will also light up the Paralympic Games, which will take place from August 28 to September 8, with 1,000 torchbearers helping to carry the flame through 50 French towns and cities.