Kim Yeon-koung Shines on Return to Chinese Volleyball League

  • By Yang Ji-hea

    November 29, 2021 10:36

    Kim Yeon-koung of Shanghai Bright Ubest reacts in a game against Liaoning Huajun in China on Nov. 27. /Courtesy of Chinese Volleyball Association

    Kim Yeon-koung has marked her return to the Chinese Volleyball Super League after an absence of four years by leading Shanghai Bright Ubest to victory.

    Kim scored 17 points in the season opener against Liaoning Huajun in Jiangmen, Guangdong on Saturday to become the top scorer for Shanghai and help it secure a 3-0 win.

    She also displayed excellent leadership, encouraging her teammates, who are seven to 17 years her junior, with big smiles and lots of applause.

    Kim played for the same team previously in the 2017-18 season.

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