Top volleyball star Kim Yeon-kyung ends national finale with all-star game

South Korea’s top women’s volleyball star Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life) ended her international career with a bang in her retirement match.

Kim played in the KYK Invitational 2024 World Women’s Volleyball All-Star Game at the Jamsil Indoor Gymnasium on Monday, 스포츠토토사이트 scoring 12 points.

Kim retired from the sport at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 2021, but due to COVID-19, her retirement ceremony was held three years later. Kim, who had shown tears at her retirement ceremony with her teammates a day earlier on August 8, was in good spirits on the court and ended her national career in style.

The match was coached by Kim’s former national team coach Cesar Hernandez, who has been a part of her Tokyo Olympic mythology. Kim’s current head coach, Marcello Abondanza, coached Team World, which featured international all-star players.

Kim made her presence felt with a team-high 12 points, and she officially announced the establishment of the KYK Foundation, named after her initials.

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