Bizarre: Warcraft III players to carry olympic torch

The competition was fierce, but when XiaoFeng "Sky" Li and Jaeho "Moon" Jang totally r0x0r3d some n00bz via Ub3r l337 pWn4g3!1 GamesIndustry reports they were bestowed a strange IRL quest -- carrying the Olympic torch!

"'Being a torch bearer at the Olympics is a momentous event, and this is a historic moment which will remain etched in their memories. This is symbolic of how much e-sports has grown and is great for the advancement of e-sports not only in China, but around the world,' he added."

Bravo China. Here's hoping World of Warcraft becomes an official Olympic sport before 2012!

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