On the afternoon of the 29th, the ‘Dodram 2022-2023 V-League All-Star Game’ was held at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon. M Star and Z Star drew with a set score of 2-2 (15-10 10-15 15-12 15-13). The match was held in 4 sets with 15 points per set. The women’s team played first and second sets, then the men’s 3rd and 4th sets.
The MVP of the women’s division was 스포츠토토 Kim Yeon-kyung. Kim Yeon-kyung scored 5 points, including 1 point for each blocking serve. She earned 19 out of 30 press votes, earning her first MVP honors in her first appearance in the All-Star Game.
After the game, Kim Yeon-kyung held a press conference and said, “I communicated closely with many fans and enjoyed it. The preparation process was fun, and it was good to play as a team with my old colleagues.” .
Kim Yeon-kyung, who was puzzled by her MVP award, said, “(If it wasn’t for me) I think Kim Hee-jin would have won it. It’s because she did a lot of ceremonies.”
During the match, Yeon-kyung Kim performed a dance ceremony, and she made a gesture that she could not understand Lee Da-hyun (Hyundai E & C) and performed a dance, receiving cheers from the crowd. Kim Yeon-kyung said, “I didn’t like Lee Da-hyun’s expression when he danced. It was like, ‘I’m the coolest in the world. I’m cool.’
Regarding the preparation for the All-Star Game despite the difficult journey during the season, “In fact, I thought that I should not do (dance ceremony, etc.) in the All-Star Game. Because I am old and have years of service. I made it happen. I worked hard because the fans were interested.”
Kim Yeon-kyung said, “I am embarrassed to receive the All-Star Game MVP, but it would be better if I received the regular league MVP.”