Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung was named the best player of 2021 by Volleyball World, recognizing her role in leading Korea to a fourth-place finish at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and her efforts in both the Korean and Chinese leagues.
Kim Yeon-koung returned to Korea on Monday after rounding off her second Chinese Volleyball Super League season with Shanghai Bright Ubest finishing in third place.
Kim Yeon-koung rounded off her second Chinese Volleyball Super League season with Shanghai Bright Ubest finishing the 2021-22 season in third place. Kim is now a free agent internationally, but will not be able to play in Korea's V League next season
Another difficult year off the pitch didn't stop Korea's sports stars from giving it their all. From the Tokyo Olympics to the stand out performances of big names like Son Heung-min, Ji So-yun and Ko Jin-young, 2021 was still a year to remember.
The Korean national women’s volleyball team will play the 2022 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) next May under new head coach Cesar Hernandez Gonzalez.
Kim Yeon-koung scored the most points in a match between Chinese clubs Shanghai Bright Ubest and Fujian Anxi Tiekuanyin on Tuesday, leading Shanghai to their third win in a row.
Kim Yeon-koung scored the most points of the match during her first game of the season with the Chinese club Shanghai Bright Ubest Women's Volleyball Club on Saturday.
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Stefano Lavarini, head coach of the national women's volleyball team, has earned his space in the annals of Korean sporting history after his underdog squad fought their way through higher-ranked opponents to finish fourth at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Veteran volleyball stars Kim Su-ji and Yang Hyo-jin are retiring from the women's national team, joining long-term captain and friend Kim Yeon-koung on the sidelines.