‘Hoarse’ volleyball queen Kim Yeon-kyung “Another opportunity, this championship will be won”

Heungkuk Life Insurance defeated Jeong Kwan-jang with PO 2 wins and 1 loss and advanced to the championship match.
‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) will lead the team to conquer the V-League.

Heungkuk Life Insurance won with a set score of 3-0 (25-18 25-19 25-19) in the 3rd game of the Dodram 2023-2024 V-League Playoffs (2 wins out of 3) held at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 26th. .

Heungkuk Life Insurance, which won the first game and lost the second game, won the game on this day and won a ticket to the championship game with a series record of 2 wins and 1 loss.

This is his 10th time advancing to the championship game and his 5th attempt at winning.

Kim Yeon-kyung, who plays the role of the team’s problem solver, is showing great success in spring volleyball following the regular league. On this day, he recorded an attack success rate of 54.55% and scored 21 points, the most in the team. He also scored one and two blocks and serves.

Kim Yeon-kyung, who met after the victory, said, “It was not an easy playoff, but the final result was ours. “I hope we can take advantage of this opportunity and prepare well for the championship game to continue our victory,” he said.

Heungkuk Life Insurance will play the championship match against Hyundai Engineering & Construction starting on the 28th. Heungkuk Life Insurance ranked first in the regular league last season and advanced directly to the championship game, but was unable to lift the championship trophy due to a counterattack by the Korea Expressway Corporation. Kim Yeon-kyung, who has competed in the championship game for two consecutive years and is challenging the throne once again, said, “It’s another opportunity. “I think winning this championship will be my biggest goal,” he said, his eyes shining. Kim Yeon-kyung felt hoarse after the game that day. This is the result of cheering loudly throughout the game and talking with the players. Kim Yeon-kyung, who was embarrassed and said, “I usually have a hoarse voice,” said, “I think my voice is hoarse. You have to shout and talk a lot during the game. “I have to scream again in two days (the championship match is held), so I will not speak today and tomorrow and take care of my throat by remaining silent,” he said with a smile. Hyundai Engineering & Construction, which Heungkuk Life Insurance will meet in the championship game, is also a team that has been fighting for first place throughout the season. Hyundai Engineering & Construction defeated Heungkuk Life Insurance’s fierce pursuit and took first place in the regular league. Heungkuk Life Insurance finished second in the regular league behind Hyundai Engineering & Construction, but outscored Hyundai Engineering & Construction with 4 wins and 2 losses in the season match. Moreover, he achieved two consecutive shutout wins in the 5th and 6th round meetings. Kim Yeon-kyung, who recalled the 5th and 6th rounds, said, “I feel confident,” and added, “I feel that the team has become stronger by surviving the cliff and going to the championship game. “There are some difficult parts (physically), but I want to put pressure on my opponent and win the first game for sure,” he expressed his motivation. The championship match between Heungkuk Life Insurance and Hyundai Engineering & Construction is expected to attract attention as it is a match between ‘best friends’ Kim Yeon-kyung and Yang Hyo-jin (Hyundai Engineering & Construction). “I received a call from Yang Hyo-jin before the game today. “I said, ‘As a fan, I support my sister,’ but it seems like the Hyundai Engineering & Construction team cheered for Cheong Kwan-Jang,” said Kim Yeon-kyung, who laughed, adding, “I said, ‘We win today and go to Suwon, see you in Suwon,’ and I’m glad that those words came true. “I think it’s another big match,” he said, expressing his expectations. 섯다

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