A gift from popular K-pop boy group EXO has propelled a young world record-holding Russian figure skater to cloud nine.
Evgenia Medvedeva, who is competing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, is a self-proclaimed K-pop fan.
Two-time world champion figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva beamed when asked of her favorite K-pop act after her short program in PyeongChang. She named EXO as her go-to band and wished that the singers stay in good health.
— 장동우 Chang Dong-woo (@odissy) February 11, 2018
The 18-year-old Olympian recently revealed that she listens to her favorite boyband EXO to gain confidence before doing her routine.
She recently received a signed album from EXO with a personal message of support, saying: “Don’t get hurt and always be healthy!”
Evgenia is on the front page of today’s newspaper, article mentioned how she still feels like its a dream,,EXO sent signed albums/CDs with supportive message from the members. #iHeartAwards #BestFanArmy #EXOL @weareoneEXO pic.twitter.com/qpqp7fIBoX
— crème de ℓa crème (@dyo_00) February 12, 2018
Evgenia was so happy, she compared the gesture to winning an Olympic gold medal.
Evgenia medvedeva really got EXO’s signed album !! cr : jongbrothers pic.twitter.com/JcDpzW4F1z
— 🌯🌯 (@heartchenbae) February 11, 2018