Korean athletes Lee Yong Dae (badminton), Nam Hyun Hee (fencing), Lee Bae Young (weightlifting) and Wang Ki Chun (judo) who made their nation proud with an impressive showing at the recently concluded 2008 Beijing Olympics will soon appear on “Ya Shim Man Man – Entertainer Village” variety on 8th September to talk about their unusual experiences while training, etc.
Badminton player Lee Yong Dae who won the mixed doubles gold revealed his dilemma about his infamous wink gesture to thank his fans for their support.
He expressed, “At the Beijing Olympics, right after I did the wink gesture to thank my fans, I got around 1000 requests for me to wink again. I think I must have winked at least 100 over times since then. Now I have spasms in the lower part of my eye.” His words made everyone present understand the “pain” and “torture” that comes along with his high popularity and profile.
Infamous Lee Yong Dae Wink
Seo In Young carefully asked Lee Yong Dae, “Could you do the wink for us?”. Lee Yong Dae couldn’t stop smiling, “I’m Seo In Young’s fan” and started to wink charismatically towards In Young’s direction as everyone got excited.