Korean actors who are athletes too! Korean actors who are athletes too!

Korean actors who were once great athletes, what sports did they practice?

There are a lot of Korean actors who are also good at sports, here are some of them

The talents of K-Drama actors are not only limited to what they do in front of the cameras, but also to other areas, did you know that some of them are very good athletes? Here we tell you what sports they do.

In the world of South Korean entertainment we can find great stars, among them are the actors and actresses of dramas who play our favorite characters in various television series. Their talents are always visible in every new drama or movie.

And it is that they really have an amazing way of acting, that is why a lot of Korean actors have not only stolen the hearts of fans in their country of origin, but of followers who are all over the world. K-Dramas have much more thanks to the people who are dedicated to embodying the best characters.

But even off camera, there are actors who stand out and shine with different hobbies or other activities outside of acting. For example, we find various entrepreneurs, some with special talents to sing, dance or even cook. And there are also drama stars who previously were athletes.

So here we have Korean actors and actresses who were once athletes, find out what sport they specialized in and how well they did.

8 Korean actors who were amazing athletes in different sports

1. Song Joong Ki

Song Joong Ki used to practice ice skating long before he debuted as an actor, since he was very young he practiced this sport and thought of becoming a professional. But the performance came and changed his life.

Song Joong Ki used to be an ice skater | Twitter: @namelesstine

2. Hwang In Yeop

Previously, Hwang In Yeop practiced to be a speed skater, it's also an ice sport and he practiced it when he was very young, that's why once in 'True Beauty' we saw him being very professional on the skating rink.

Hwang In Yeop was a skater | Twitter: @x_m3yya_x

3. Kim So Hyun

Kim So Hyun almost gave up acting to become a bowling player. He once started playing this sport for fun, but he took it so seriously that he kept playing and getting better and better. He once participated in a competition, but decided to continue doing it as a hobby and not professionally.

Kim So Hyun wanted to be a bowling professional | Twitter: @GiaAllana

4. Song Hye Kyo

When Song Hye Kyo was young, she used to practice skating, she was even looking to do it professionally but when acting came into her life, the sport took a backseat.

Song Hye Kyo used to be a great skater | Twitter: @fnir87

5. Shin Min Ah

Shin Min Ah always had an interest in sports since her mother played basketball, but she chose to practice to be a track runner. Although her performance ended up changing her priorities.

Shin Min Ah was a runner | Twitter: @ShinMinaIntl

6. Park Bo Gum

Park Bo Gum used to be a professional swimmer during his teens. As a high school student he even got to participate in some competitions and was quite good at this sport.

Park Bo Gum used to be a great swimmer | Twitter: @kimchifangirl

7. Ahn Bo Hyun

Before being an actor, Ahn Bo Hyun was a boxer, he was excellent in this sport, so much so that he even won a gold medal at the national level. He decided to stop practicing it since it caused many injuries and his family did not like him to work on it.

Ahn Bo Hyun | Twitter: @Yizhong57462035

8. So Ji Sub

So Ji Sub used to be a professional swimmer, since he was a child he started swimming and became quite an expert. He even joined the national team and won the bronze medal for Korea.

So Ji Sub as a swimmer | Twitter: @SoJiSubWorld

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