Olympic gold medalist figure skater Kim Yuna, 32, and singer Ko Woo-rim, 27, tied the knot on Saturday.
The ceremony was held at Shilla Seoul in Jung District, central Seoul.
The event was private, but snippets of the ceremony were revealed by the social media posts of some of the guests.
According to clips and photos from the ceremony posted online, Kim and Ko walked into the wedding hall together and walked down the aisle arm in arm.
Kim wore a strapless dress from Lebanese designer Elie Saab’s Spring 2023 collection with a veil.
For wedding favors, the two handed out skincare sets, including lotion and various creams from French luxury fashion house Christian Dior. Kim is currently a Beauty Ambassador for Dior Beauty.
Comedian Shin Dong-yup hosted the wedding.
Among the athletes who attended the wedding were: retired speed skater Lee Sang-hwa, retired figure skater Kim Hae-jin, skeleton racer Yun Sung-bin, former ping pong player and now International Olympic Committee member Ryu Seung-min.
Celebrities such as actor Ji Sung, musical theater actor Hong Kwang-ho and girl group f(x) member and actress Krystal were also seen at the wedding.
Kim and Ko first met in 2018 at an ice skating show where Ko’s vocal group performed, according to Kim and Ko’s agencies All That Sports and Beat Interactive. The two went public with the news of their engagement in July.
Kim, now retired, is a Korean figure skating legend and a highly respected athlete. She won gold in women’s singles at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and silver in women’s singles at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, among many other honors at international championships. throughout his career. She retired in 2014.
Ko is a vocalist and member of Forestella. The quartet was formed during the second season of JTBC’s competition program, Phantom Singer. Ko graduated from Seoul National University College of Music.
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