There is not a single soul who does not know what volleyball is. Volleyball has become super popular over the years. People love watching volleyball, people love playing volleyball, people love talking about volleyball, people love to put their bets on volleyball.

There are so many fun memories and happy times related to volleyball. I guess all of you reading this, also enjoyed volleyball growing up. The question is not about whether it is your favorite sport or not. The matter is we all love volleyball or most of us do. Today’s topic is basically about the best female volleyball player who is wonderful in her career, made records, and won our hearts. Let’s give a big shout-out to her.

kim yeon koung

When it comes to the question of best volleyball players, then the name that first comes on the list is Yeon – Koung Kim. She was born in Ansan, South Korea on 26th February 1988. She is known as the outside hitter and titled as the Captain of the South Korean National Team. At present, she is playing for Heungkuk Life.

Life before Professional Career – Volleyball runs in her family. Her oldest sister was a volleyball player as well. And, she was inspired by her sister a lot to take this seriously. She used to face difficulties in volleyball in the early stages because her height was less than 5’7’’. At times she thought about leaving volleyball and switching to soccer.

But there was a voice inside her that always told her not to give up, and kept trying. After three years of constant practice and hard work, her height grew. And that was it. She was determined that volleyball is her ultimate goal.

She was selected for the World Grand Champions Cup where she grabbed the 3rd position. Her professional career started when she was selected in the first round of the V – league Draft by the Cheonan Heungkuk Life.

Career Years –

2005 – 2009 – She was busy with the Korean V – League.

2009 – 2011 – She was part of the Japanese V. Premier League.

2011 – 2017 – She was part of the Fenerbahce.

2017 – 2018 – She was part of the Chinese Super League.

2018 – 2019 – Eczacibasi was on her plate.

Kim Yeon Koung Wins Awards

Awards – Best Scorer of World Grand Championship in 2009, Best Scorer and Spiker of Asian Cup in 2010, Best Spiker of Asian Championship in 2011, Most Valuable Player of CEV Champions League from 2011 to 2012.

Best Scorer of CEV Champions League from 2011 to 2012, Most Valuable Player and Best Scorer of Olympic Games in 2012,

Best Scorer of Asian Championship in 2009, 2011, and 2013,

Best Server of Asian Championship in 2013, Most Valuable Player of CEV Cup from 2013 to 2014,

Best Opposite Spiker of Asian Cup in 2014, Best Outside Spiker of CEV Champion League from 2015 to 2016,

Best Outside Spiker Of Asian Championship in 2015 opposite with Zhu Ting, in 2017 opposite with Chatchu – On Moksri, in 2019 opposite Mayu Ishikawa,

Best Outside Spiker of FIVB Club World Championship in 2019. Besides volleyball, she had done other things as well.

Her TV appearances –

Running Man, I Live Alone, Sister’s Slam Dunk, Our Neighbourhood Arts and Physician Education, Non – Summit, Infinite Challenge, Hello Counselor, Master in the House, Hangout with Yoo, Knowing Bros, Bob Bless You 2, Strong Heart (TV Series).

Her Published Book –

It Is Not Yet the End (two copies. One for elders, and one for the children).

This was the summary About this gem named Yeon – Koung Kim. Many new and awesome volleyball players might come in the future. But articles like these stay forever. Today, she is making history, making records, inspiring millions of girls out there who have a passion for volleyball like her but do not have the courage to go for it. This name will be special. Because this name has been titled as the Best Female Volleyball Player in the 21st Century. I hope you have enjoyed reading this article. And I hope women like her can inspire you, guide you to follow your dreams.


Q/A Sessions –

Who are the top 5 female volleyball players?

The top 5 female volleyball players are Yeon – Koung Kim, Misty – May Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Sheilla Castro, and Zhu Ting.


Who is known to be the most beautiful volleyball player?

Saori Kimura from Japan is known to be the most beautiful volleyball player.


What do female volleyball players wear under their shorts?

This is an interesting question. And the answer is more interesting. They wear nothing under those shorts. Their shorts are custom made in a way that it plays the role of both the underwear and shorts. If they try to wear underwear inside those shorts, then this will be a disaster. Underwears will soak the sweat of the thighs, and the sweat will be visible on the shorts.

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