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Kim Yeon-kyung 22 points active… Heungkuk Life Insurance holds leading Hyundai E&C


Heungkuk Life Insurance overtook league leader Hyundai E&C and erased the points gap.

Volleyball Empress Kim Yeon-kyung became the main contributor to the victory by sweeping 22 points, the most of the two teams.

This is reporter Jo Han-dae.


A game between 1st and 2nd place in the league that filled the 3,798 seats of Suwon Indoor Gymnasium, Hyundai E&C’s home stadium, with fans.

With Lee Vone Montaño, a new foreign player from Hyundai Engineering & Construction, watching from the stands, Heungkuk Life Insurance won the first set with Kim Yeon-kyung’s sensible play.

In the second set, which was a contest, the true worth of volleyball empress Kim Yeon-kyung was shown.

25-25, in a fierce battle that went to deuce twice, Kim Yeon-kyung broke the tie with a successful time-delay attack.

Heungkuk Life’s opportunity to attack once again, Kim Yeon-kyung finished the second set by executing the scorer again.

Heungkuk Life Insurance, who eventually won the third set, earned a 3-0 shutout win against league leader Hyundai E&C.

Heungkuk Life Insurance, which stepped on the high of 60 points by adding 3 points, closed the points gap with league leader Hyundai E&C.

Kim Yeon-kyung led the way in winning by scoring 22 points, the most of the two teams, and Heungkuk Yelena Life Insurance also contributed with 20 points.

“It was a very important game that could take us away from winning the regular league because if we lost today, we would be 6 points away from 5 points… Anyway, it feels good to finish with 3 points.”

Heungkuk Life Insurance, which has successfully chased Hyundai E&C, is aiming for victory in the upcoming IBK Industrial Bank match by riding the current momentum.

Meanwhile, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, bottom of the men’s league, notched up a thrilling 3-2 come-from-behind win against league leader Korean Air, and ran for three straight wins.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Ikbairi led the team to victory by scoring 34 points, the most of the two teams, while Kim Jeong-ho scored 19 points and Kim Jun-woo contributed 11 points.

This is Yonhap News TV’s Jo Han-dae. (unpunch@yna.co.kr)

#Kim Yeon-kyung #Heungkuk Life Insurance #Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance #Ikbairi

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