‘Golden Hand Setter’ coach Kim Ho-cheol selected as a candidate for the International Volleyball Hall of Fame

Coach Ho-cheol Kim, a former setter who was called the ‘Golden Hand’, was nominated for the Hall of Fame.

IBK Industrial Bank said on the 7th, “Director Ho-cheol Kim was nominated for the ‘2023 International Volleyball Hall of Fame’ in recognition of his active and leadership performances.”

The International Volleyball Hall of Fame was established in Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA in 1985, the birthplace of volleyball, and is currently operated as a non-profit foundation.

Director Kim, who was nominated for the ‘Indoor Event (6-person) Men’s Player’, was recognized as the world’s best setter at the time, playing for Maxicano Parma (1981-83), Sisley Treviso (1987-90), and Schio (1990-95). received. At the time, he was nicknamed the ‘Golden Hand’ (Mani d’Oro) for his accurate toss that matched the striker’s RBI. During the 1981-83 season, he led the team to two consecutive Italian league and cup championships and won the European Champions League MVP award for the entire season. 온라인카지노

He also played for the national team from 1975 to 1986, contributing to a 4th place in the World Championship in 1978 and a gold medal at the Asian Games in Bangkok.

After retiring as a player, coach Kim went through the men’s Hyundai Capital, Dream Six, and national team coaches in the Italian league and domestic V-League, and took the helm of the women’s IBK since 2021.

The final inductees into the Hall of Fame will be selected through a fan vote that will run until the 16th (local time in the US), and the top 6 will be decided through discussion by the official selection committee. 

The final inductee will be announced on the 23rd of next month, and the induction ceremony will be held in Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA on October 21st.

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