Korea men’s U-19 volleyball team, world championships 3rd place

The Korean men’s under-19 (U-19) volleyball team won a bronze medal at the ‘International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) U-19 World Championship’.

Korea, led by coach Kim Jang-bin, won the bronze medal with a set score of 3 to 1 (25-18 25-19 21-25 25-23) in the 3rd and 4th place match against the United States held in San Juan, Argentina on the 12th (Korean time). hung around the neck This is the first medal won in 30 years since Choi Tae-woong (current manager of Hyundai Capital), Seok Jin-wook (former manager of OK Financial Group), and Jang Byeong-cheol (former manager of Korea Electric Power Corporation) won the bronze medal in the 1993 competition. It is a splendid feat that came at a time when the men’s and women’s adult national teams have not been able to use their strength on the international stage.스포츠토토

In this tournament, Korea suffered a shutout loss against Iran in their first group stage match, but won consecutive shutout victories over Colombia 3-1 and Puerto Rico and Nigeria 3-0, advancing to the round of 16 in second place in Group C after Iran. Korea, which won against the home team Argentina in the round of 16 after a close match in full sets, showed off its spirit by defeating Italy with a shutout victory in the quarterfinals.

In the semifinals, Korea played a rematch with Iran, but Korea, which lost 1-3, climbed to the podium with a victory over the strong team, the United States. In the match against the United States, captain Yun Seo-jin (Suseong High School) scored the most points in the team with 17 points. Middle blocker Jang Eun-seok of Sokcho High School scored the third most points on the team with 11 points.

Kang Seung-il (Korean Air), a libero from Sokcho High School, the only professional player on the national team for this tournament, won the tournament’s best receiver award. Middle blocker Lee Seong-jin from Sokcho High School, who participated in the tournament, also contributed to the third place finish.

Meanwhile, France won the tournament by beating Iran 3-1.

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