Reporter Kwon Hyeok-joon = ‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung (35, Heungkuk Life Insurance) recently opened her mouth about the ‘retirement rumor’ surrounding herself. She hinted that she might step down from active duty, saying he was “concerned”.
Kim Yeon-kyung said at a press conference after the Dodram 2022-23 V-League Women’s Division match against Pepper Savings Bank at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon on the 15th that she “is right to have concerns about her retirement.”
Recently, in the volleyball world, a story has flowed out that Kim Yeon-kyung is considering retiring from her active career after finishing her season. After her retirement, the possibility of her coaching the national team was also discussed.
When Kim Yeon-kyung was asked a question about this, she said, “What do you want me to do?”
“I think I’d be lying if I said I had no idea at all,” he said.
She said that the reasons Kim Yeon-kyung is contemplating her retirement are ‘age’ and ‘skills’. She had been playing volleyball for a considerable amount of time, so her worries that it was time to step down and her thoughts that she wanted to step down from the top position were crossed.
Kim Yeon-kyung said, “It’s different for each player, but in my case, I think it’s good to put down my seat when I’m in a high position.”
Kim Yeon-kyung, who continued the story, said, “
He said, “It has not been decided yet. There are many things to talk about with the club,” he said.
However, he said that his retirement concerns were not related to the recent internal troubles within Heungkuk Life Insurance.
Heungkuk Life Insurance raised issues such as the club’s involvement in the appointment of players in the process of manager Kwon Soon-chan laying down the baton last month.
Kim Yeon-kyung smiled, saying, “I have never been fussed while playing volleyball.” 안전놀이터
Meanwhile, Heungkuk Life Insurance defeated Pepper Savings Bank 3-0 (25-17 25-18 25-19) that day, marking 21 wins and 7 losses (63 points), and defeating Hyundai Engineering & Construction (21 wins and 7 losses, 61 points). rose to the fore
Kim Yeon-kyung, who played an active role with the team’s highest score of 19 points on the day, said, “Our team had a chance to get to the top in the middle, but we haven’t been able to hit it well in the meantime.” said.
Kim Yeon-kyung, who was unable to rise to the top due to a disappointing defeat in the previous IBK Industrial Bank match, explained, “The overall performance of the day was not very good.” .
He emphasized, “I have risen to the top with a victory today, but it seems that the hurdle is from now on.”