Reporter Ahn Young-joon = Heungkuk Life Insurance is leading the box office success of women’s professional volleyball, enjoying the effect of Kim Yeon-kyung. Heungkuk Life Insurance sold out 15 of 31 games this season.
Heungkuk Life Insurance played an away game in the 6th round of the Dodram 2022-23 V-League Women’s Division against GS Caltex at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 26th. Heungkuk Life Insurance (70 points) lost with a set score of 2-3 (17-25 31-29 25-23 19-25 10-15), but added 1 point to close the gap with second place Hyundai Engineering & Construction (64 points). stretched out a bit more
On this day, the match was interesting inside the court where the full set was played, but the enthusiasm of the spectators also drew attention. This is because 3,200 spectators entered the Jangchung Gymnasium and sold out for the 16th time in the V-League Women’s Division this season. 스포츠토토
Among the sold-out cases, Heungkuk Life Insurance’s stake is very high at 15 games. It means that half of Heungkuk Life Insurance’s games, which have played 31 games (23 wins and 8 losses), are sold out.
There were even 3 sold-out games at Samsan Gymnasium in the home, and there were 12 cases where the away stadium was filled to the brim like this day.
This is a great effect of Kim Yeon-kyung, who drives cloud spectators regardless of home and away with high recognition and popularity.
Kim Yeon-kyung, the best icon in the Korean volleyball world and the star of Heungkuk Life Insurance, is the center of the topic wherever she goes.
Regardless of the weight of the team, venue, or game, when Kim Yeon-kyung is popular, fans flock to it.
In particular, this day was Kim Yeon-kyung’s 36th birthday, so we prepared about 700 clappers from the ‘Kim Yeon-kyung Fan Meeting’ to a special birthday celebration clapper. The ripple effect of Kim Yeon-kyung’s existence was so great that the away sector was colored with numerous special clappers and placards.
Not only sold out, but the total number of spectators also definitely increased. As of the end of the first half, the women’s team with the Kim Yeon-kyung effect recorded 149,215 fans, more than 60,000 more fans than the men’s (88,869).
Whenever Kim Yeon-kyung is asked about her fans, she expresses her opinion, “I am really energized by the support of many fans. It is all thanks to the fans’ support that I can play a good game and endure difficult times.”