South Korean archer An San made history at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, breaking an Olympic record that had stood for 25 years and winning the first-ever mixed team archery final. For this 20-year-old, new-to-the-Olympics archer, however, something else became as exciting as bagging a gold medal!
At the games, An San was spotted wearing a collection of pins on the strap of her chest guard. Eagle-eyed K-Pop fans recognized one of those pins to be the radish lightstick for MAMAMOO.
The archer’s MooMoo status was shortly confirmed when a photograph for an interview captured the pin collection in full, with the glorious moomoobong on display! When a tweet asking fellow MooMoos to support her began circulating, An San caught on and admitted that she is a huge MAMAMOO fan — via a playful Instagram story.
Oops. Now everyone knows I’m a stan. Well then… Everyone, MAMAMOO’s Hwasa opened a new YouTube channel so go subscribe.
— An San
MAMAMOO’s Solar also came across the archer representing the MooMoos all the way in Tokyo. The idol took to her Instagram as well, sending the archer a cute message of appreciation and support.
I’m going to steal An San-nim when she comes back to Korea!
And An San couldn’t be happier to receive Solar’s message — that she’d be down to room with Solar’s dog Yongki if only Solar would actually steal her!
I AM CRYING RIGHT NOW… I love you so much, Solar. I’ve had that pin on my strap since 2017, I think. Thank you so much and… I love you. This cannot be happening to me right now, WHY AM I ON SOLAR EONNI‘S STORY?! This makes no sense, like… I cannot believe this is real. PLEASE STEAL ME, I can live in Yongki’s house. Anyway, I really seriously love you.
— An San
What a successful idol x successful fan duo they make!
Congratulations, An San the Gold Medalist MooMoo!
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