Warcraft 3 Players to Carry 2008 Olympic Torch

The e-Sports world has scored big by having ten Warcraft III players among the Olympic torch bearers to bring the flame to Beijing, China during the 2008 Olympics Ceremony. Two Starcraft players are included: Junchun “Pj” Sha and Lei “Leilei” Shen. Among the Warcraft III torch bearers are Jang Jaeho(MYM.Moon), WE.Sky, xiaobai, BeT.Leilei, BeT.Pj, Jaystar, wNv.Sai—Source: GlobeandMail, GotFrag, and Gamespot China.

The BOCOG (or the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, if you aren’t into the whole brevity thing) has added ten professional gamers—including Jaeho “Moon” Jang (pictured above), a top Warcraft III player sponsored by PC peripheral maker Razer—to the roster of torch bearers carrying the Olympic flame on its journey through China.

By Medievaldragon

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