Professional volleyball player Park Cheol-woo’s contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation is not renewed retirement process

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Park Cheol-woo (38), the legendary left-handed striker of Korean men’s volleyball, is taking steps to retire.

An official from the KEPCO volleyball team said on the 16th, “We have decided not to sign a contract with Park Cheol-woo for the 2024-2025 season. I understand that Park Cheol-woo is preparing for a new start, including as a commentator.”

He added, “Park Cheol-woo is a player who left a big mark on Korean volleyball,” adding, “If the player decides to retire, we plan to prepare a retirement ceremony.”

Park Cheol-woo is a member of the first year (2005) of the Korean Professional Volleyball V League.

He started his professional career at Hyundai Capital and continued his career as a player at Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance and Korea Electric Power Corporation, playing on the court for 19 seasons until the 2023-2024 season.

A left-handed aposite spiker, he played in 564 games, scoring 6,623 points and recording an attack success rate of 52.13%.

Park Cheol-woo is the top scorer in the V League. The number of attack points (5,603) also ranks first in the V-League.

In the 2008-2009 season, he was also named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the V-League regular season.

Park Cheol-woo, who changed his position to middle blocker and guarded the court, could not defy the times.

A KEPCO official said, “Park Cheol-woo contributed greatly to our team and Korean volleyball. However, we decided to part ways with Park Cheol-woo in order to change generations.” 고스톱

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