Wonju DB Jongkyu Kim named to Asian Games team

Wonju DB center Kim Jong-kyu (32-photo) has been selected to the men’s basketball team for the 카지노사이트 Asian Games, which begin in September in Hangzhou, China.

The Korea Basketball Association announced the men’s roster for the Hangzhou Asian Games on Sept. 11. Kim Jong-kyu was named to the roster alongside top Korean players such as Kim Sun-hyung (Seoul SK), Heo Hoon (Commerce), and Jeon Sung-hyun (Sono). Kim Jong-kyu will join Ra Gun-ah (Jeonju KCC) and Ha Yoon-ki (Suwon KT) as Korea’s goalkeepers.

Kim Jong-kyu is the longest player in the squad (207 centimeters). Along with Kim Sun-hyung, he was a gold medalist at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. Jong-gyu led South Korea to its first title in 12 years with a 17-point, five-rebound performance against Hamed Haddadi, then considered the best center in Asia, in the 2014 final against Iran. It remains the game of his life to this day.

At this year’s Asian Games, Kim Jong-kyu will be looking for his second gold medal alongside Kim Sun-hyung. Only Korean DB coach Kim Joo-sung has won two gold medals at the Asian Games, and Jong-gyu is determined to follow in his mentor’s footsteps.

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