‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung (35) raised Heungkuk Life Insurance to first place.
Kim Yeon-kyung scored 19 points, the most in her team, in the 5th round of the ‘Dodram 2022-23 V-League’ Women’s Division at Pepper Savings Bank at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 15th, and the set score was 3-0 (25-17 25-18 25-19) led to a shutout victory.
Kim Yeon-kyung, who played a big role in the 1st and 2nd sets, scored 3 points in the 3rd set with a 13-13 match, and Heungkuk Life Insurance confirmed the victory by adding attacks such as Yelena and Lee Joo-ah. Heungkuk Life Insurance (21 wins, 7 losses, 63 points), which added 3 points, took down Hyundai Engineering & Construction (21 wins, 7 losses, 61 points) and rose to first place. 바카라사이트
It is the first lead since the start of this season.
On the 10th, Hyundai E&C lost to Pepper Savings Bank 2-3, and Heungkuk Life Insurance, who had a chance to overtake, failed to take the lead by losing to IBK Industrial Bank at home. Heungkuk Life Insurance players who missed the golden opportunity could not leave the court with deep regret.
I seized the second opportunity. As leading Hyundai E&C lost to Korea Expressway Corporation on the 13th, Heungkuk Life Insurance took another chance, and this time, it defeated the opponent without wavering and took first place. It is a move in stark contrast to Hyundai E&C, which fell into an unfamiliar losing streak amid the departure of key players such as foreign player Yasmin due to injury.
‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung, who was at the center of the leap forward, encouraged and shared joy with the players after the game. Even amidst the scandal of ‘intervention from the top’ and the hardship of former manager Kwon Sun-chan, ‘leader’ Kim Yeon-kyung, along with acting manager Kim Dae-kyung, took care of the players and sometimes infused Heungkuk Life Insurance with fighting spirit, bringing Heungkuk Life Insurance to this point.
Top-notch skills are still there. Kim Yeon-kyung is running first in the overall offense. Even in objective indicators, she is ahead of foreign player Yelena (3rd overall in offense). Volleyball officials say, “Heungkuk Life Insurance has two foreign players.”
Kim Yeon-kyung, who shows off her ‘volleyball empress’ aspect both inside and outside her court, said in an interview with her after rising to the forefront, “I’m really happy. I will keep the current power well and make sure to keep the first place,” she said.
She also opened up about rumors of her retirement that have been circulating recently. “She is lying if she says she has no intention of retiring,” said Kim Yeon-kyung, and she said, “She is thirty-six in Korean age. She used to think it would be nice to put it down when she was at the top,” she revealed.