Korean NT 2020

  • This thread is for Korean NT.

    Hope korea will make it into Tokyo 2020!


    Roster for tokyo OQ in thailand:


    OH Kim yeonkoung (eczasibashi vitra), Lee jaeyeong(Heunguk life insurance), Kang sowhi(Gs caltex kixx), Pyo seungju(IBK altos)


    Opp Kim heejin(IBK altos), Park jeongah(hi-pass)


    MB Yang hyojin(hyundai hillstate), Kim suji(IBK altos), Han songyi(KGC), Lee juah(Heunguk life insurance)


    S Lee dayeong(hyundai hillsatate), Yeum hyesun(KGC)


    Li Oh jiyoung(KGC), Kim haeran(heunguk life insurance)



    Expected starters are:


    OH Kim yeonkoung, Lee jaeyeong

    Opp Park jeongah (double sub as Kim heejin)

    MB Yang hyojin, Kim suji

    S Lee dayeong

    Li Oh jiyoung(for reception), Kim haeran(for dig)

  • Some news about korean NT:


    Korea is planning to take definite advantage of their height because their main opponent, thailand is very short.


    In interview with Lavarini, he is planning to use Park jeongah as Opp because Kim heejin's kalf injury. Also Kim played as MB in her club so he thinks Park would fit more in Opp.


    He is planning to use yang hyojin's middle high ball attack, which was banned before. He says it is not fit with his strategy but the main opponent is small so he could allow yang attacking like that.


    Captin Kim yeonkoung said they will use their good wings and heights to get victory. Though thailand has a very good defense, she thinks the team laughs at last is the team with good attacks.


    Other members are going through training session very well and they will fly to thailand in January 5th.

  • that's interesting

    lavarini finally allowed yang hyojin's high ball attack

    what's even better, the setter is lee dayeong, her club's teammate who work well with her style


    I still prefer kim heejin more than park jungah

    heejin's cross court attack is really deadly

    we'll see..maybe park jungah can deliver well this time

  • we'll see..maybe park jungah can deliver well this time

    Hoping that she'll be back in her 2018 form. She was Korea's Top Scorer at the WCH and she played as OPP that time too.

  • Does any korean fan know what is Yang Hyo Jin's real spike and block reach stats are? What is available online seem to suggest she spike and block at 340 and 338 cm respectively. If that is true, that's awesome for her and way to go girl, but sounds more like a male player by the same name's stats perhaps?


    and yeah, that's even higher than KYK's stats :whistle:

  • Does any korean fan know what is Yang Hyo Jin's real spike and block reach stats are? What is available online seem to suggest she spike and block at 340 and 338 cm respectively. If that is true, that's awesome for her and way to go girl, but sounds more like a male player by the same name's stats perhaps?


    and yeah, that's even higher than KYK's stats :whistle:

    LOL volleybox has her at 287 and 280 respectively. If we average those she's at 313 and 309 :thumbup:

  • LOL volleybox has her at 287 and 280 respectively. If we average those she's at 313 and 309 :thumbup:

    I don't think there's any female player with a spike reach more than 320 (as far as I remember Akinradewo has the highest reach among active players). There are only very few top MBs who is above 310. And block reach is generally 5-10 cm is lower than spike reach

  • In Korea they don't accurately measure the actual spike and block heights. I think they just randomly submit it.


    In real matches Yang hyojin's attack height is around 280-290, so if she jumps high, I think she could reach around 300. Block height would be less 5-10cm less.


    Plus YKK has reached 310+ in her golden age in a game which means she could reach 320 in practice. I've never seen a player reach 310 in real matches.😬😬 I have seen Zhu or Yuan(I don't remember well) reach 308 in world cup.


    Btw, other countries submit spike/block height accurately? When I check other countries chart, I thought it was too overestimated.

  • Btw, other countries submit spike/block height accurately? When I check other countries chart, I thought it was too overestimated.

    I think if it's from an official site that is related to that player's federation, I think those are probably more accurate, vs say a wiki page where anybody can edit the information.


    YHJ's stats always stood out to me whenever I see her stats online somewhere, so I was just curious.

  • blue1234

    How's thailand's atmosphere about this OQ?

    And who do you expect for the starting six?

    Setter would be T. Nootsara, MB would be T. Pleumjit and N. Thatdao, Libero would be P. Piyanut, but I can't easily expect who will come out for OH, Opp.

    I guess K. Pimpichaya will come out for Opp, and S. Onuma, K. malika for OH. Am I right?

    They are so similar in type and abilities so I cannot easily guess who will be the starting 6.

  • They seem pretty focus to make it this time around and will try their best. This could very well be the last time to try and qualify for the golden gen of girls( Nootsara, Pleumjit, Onuma, Wilavan and Malika). I think all will retire after 2020, though probably not all at the same time.


    my guess on starting 6 are

    S: Pornpun

    OH: Onuma + Chatchu-on and subs are Wilavan and Ajcharaporn

    OP: Pimpichaya and Malika as sub

    MB: Pleumjit + Thatdao

    L: Piyanut


    usually Ajcharaporn would have been starter, but I don't think she is in form yet as was seen during the recent SEA games. But I hope she is a lot better now.

  • Why do you think Pornpun will be starter over Nootsara?

  • Why do you think Pornpun will be starter over Nootsara?

    If recent trends is anything to go by, Pornpun tends to be starter as she is more of an offensive/tactical setter and Nootsara is a more technical and defensive one. As of late, Nootsara has been coming in for subs when the game needs a change of pace or the team is in trouble. But since this is an important tournament, the more experienced Nootsara may very well be starter.

  • Asian OQ starts today!


    Schedule for korean NT(time: UTC +7, thailand)


    <preliminary round>

    01.07 15:30 Korea vs indonesia

    01.08 15:30 korea vs iran

    01.09 15:30 korea vs kazakhstan


    <final round>


    Semifinal

    01.11 15:30(if korea takes 1st place in pool b) korea vs chinese thaipei(expected)


    Final

    01.12 18:00 (if korea wins semifinal)

    korea vs thailand(expected)

    ☆Winner takes the Olympic ticket☆

  • I really need Kim Hee Jin to step up her game. Her spikes aren't as strong as it used to be. She's not strategic with her hits.

    I think KYK and Kim Jae Yong will do great. Full confidence in them. Hee Jin and Park Jung Ah, I worry about.

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    I think KYK and Kim Jae Yong will do great.

    Just a reminder, Jae-Yeong surname is "Lee" not "Kim".

  • As expected, easy win for 1st game

    A bit shaky 1st set, but after that, smooth play. Lots of aces too.


    Park Jungah really need to step up her game more since it looks like Kim Heejin haven't recover from injury yet. And it's a big gap to fill.

  • As expected, easy win for 1st game

    A bit shaky 1st set, but after that, smooth play. Lots of aces too.


    Park Jungah really need to step up her game more since it looks like Kim Heejin haven't recover from injury yet. And it's a big gap to fill.

    I think Kim heejin could skip whole tournament.

    It's so sad because her club's head coach force her to play while she was in injury. Wish a good luck for Park jeongah!