It is said that form is temporary, but class is eternal. Women’s professional volleyball Heungkuk Life Insurance’s ‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung (36) overcame a slump at the beginning of the game and scored three consecutive points in the 5th set deuce to bring the team victory.

In the 2023-2024 V-League 4th round match between Heungkuk Life Insurance and IBK Industrial Bank of Korea held at Hwaseong Sports Complex on the 4th, Kim Yeon-kyung was unable to avoid poor performance in the early and mid-game. She scored only 6 points through the 3rd set, and her attack success rate was only 19.23%. 카지노사이트랭크

In the fourth set, Kim Yeon-kyung came back to life like a ghost. In only the 4th set, she had an attack success rate of 63.64% and she scored 7 points. After her warm-up, Kim Yeon-kyung dominated the fifth set. She won 5 points with an attack success rate of 71.43%. The purity of the scores was even higher. 3 out of 5 points came at the end of the game. When she was behind 14-15, she brought the game back to deuce with a time difference, and then roared after handling a high ball that was kicked up in defense with an amazing cross-course angle shot. It was a scene that clearly showed why she is called the ‘volleyball queen.’ After the game, Kim Yeon-kyung’s score was 18 points, and her attack success rate was 38.64%.

Amid Kim Yeon-kyung’s roller coaster-like moves, Heungkuk Life Insurance defeated IBK Industrial Bank with a set score of 3-2 (25-13 12-25 25-22 20-25 17-15). This is 4 wins out of 4 against IBK Industrial Bank of Korea this season. On the 31st of last month, Heungkuk Life Insurance, which seemed to be losing momentum in its pursuit of the leader after being completely defeated by 0-3 in the game against leader Hyundai Engineering & Construction (47 points, 15 wins, 5 losses), gained 2 points with a win that day and improved to 44 points (16 wins, 5 losses). ), raising hopes of regaining the lead.

After the game, Kim Yeon-kyung, who entered the interview room after being selected as a Distinguished Player with libero Kim Hae-ran, said, “IBK Industrial Bank of Korea is definitely not an easy opponent. In a situation where Pyo Seung-ju or Ponpoon are good at receiving, it is difficult to read the opponent’s pattern. In the beginning, my attack wasn’t resolved either. “I tried to find a flow by listening to the coaching staff’s advice,” he said.

Before the game, Coach Abondanza said about the widening gap with Hyundai Engineering & Construction, “I don’t feel impatient. “What’s important is the postseason,” he said. Kim Yeon-kyung’s thoughts were similar to those of his head coach. He said, “I don’t think our players are in any hurry either. There were some injured players. Now, (Kim) Hae-ran has returned, and Kim Da-eun has also returned, and so on, they are coming back one by one. “I believe that if I get better from now on, I will be able to play volleyball again,” he said.

Regarding her great performance in the 5th set, Kim Yeon-kyung said, “Because I couldn’t pay the price in the beginning,” and then added, “At a critical moment, I was placed at the forefront of the rotation. “I tried to get the score, and that’s what happened,” he said, laughing.

Kim Yeon-kyung, born in February 1988, is considered a representative dragon star. When asked about her hopes and determination as a Dragon star in 2024, the Year of the Blue Dragon, Kim Yeon-kyung said, “Not only me, but there are many Dragon Year players on our team. Since it’s the Year of the Dragon, won’t our team be lucky enough to win? “I’m curious about which team in the V-League has the most dragons.” At Heungkuk Life Insurance, Kim Yeon-kyung is the only one born in the year of the Dragon in 1988, but there are Joo-ah Lee, Da-eun Kim, and Eun-seo Park in the year of the Dragon born in 2000 and as early as 2001.

Her close friend and teammate, Suji Kim, was born in 1987, so she is the rabbit. Although she was born early in 1988, Kim Yeon-kyung, who was born after the Chinese zodiac sign standard, ‘Ipchun’, is the year of the Dragon. When asked if there was any episode about people having different Chinese zodiac signs despite being friends, Kim Yeon-kyung said, “Not only Suzy on our team, but also coach Dae-kyung Kim and trainer Jae-gi Yeo were born in 1987. Everyone is eating their friends, but because of me, the family tree is messed up. “But since I was born in 1988, I still talk about being one year younger,” he said, laughing.

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