‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung to hang up Taegeuk on Aug. 8

Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life) will hang up her national flag for women’s volleyball on Aug. 8.

Ltd. and Next Creative, the co-organizers of the Kim Yeon-kyung National Retirement Game and the World Women’s Volleyball All-Star Game, announced on the 6th, “Singers Tay and Kyubin will perform at the Kim Yeon-kyung Invitational National Retirement Game at Jamsil Indoor Gymnasium on the 8th, and girl group N-Mix will meet volleyball fans at the Kim Yeon-kyung Invitational World Women’s Volleyball All-Star Game 메이저 토토사이트 on the 9th.”

Kim will officially hand over her Taegeuk Mark on August 8 at the end of the national retirement event match between Team Korea and Team Korea.

She will then participate in a youth volleyball clinic with local and international players and meet fans at the World Women’s Volleyball All-Star Game.

She will also announce the official launch of the KYK Foundation, a charitable foundation named after her.

Kim, who was capped in 2005, led South Korea’s women’s volleyball team through its heyday as the mainstay of the national team.

Reaching the semifinals at London 2012 and Tokyo 2020 would have been unthinkable without her.

Kim announced her retirement from the national team after the Tokyo Games, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was unable to hold an official retirement ceremony.

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