LOOK: Ryan Bang plays torchbearer for Team Philippines in PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Ryan Bangwas among the torchbearers for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Photo from Star Magic Philippines via Instagram @starmagicphil)
It's Showtime host and Kapamilya celebrity Ryan Bang was chosen as Team Philippines' torchbearer to help light the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic flame.
Bang rode a hot air balloon over Chuncheon City in Gangwon Province os South Korea, as per ABS-CBN News.
In a series of Instagram posts by Star Magic Philippines,the South Korean comedian, who found fame in the Philippines is seen holding the Olympic torch while on board a hot air balloon.
The Olympic torch relay began October 24 in Greece, and will conclude Friday after the route from the Pyeongchang County Office to the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium is completed, to signal the start of the Quadriennial event, according to the official schedule on its website.
Bang was among 7,500 torchbearers for the 101-day journey to light the ceremonial flame.
Team Philippines is made up of figure skater Michael Martinez and Filipino-American skier Asa Miller.