“It was an honor.”
Women’s basketball team coach Jeong Seon-min selected Kang Yu-rim to replace the injured Choi I-sam (Woori Bank).
He joins the senior national team for the first time in his career and heads to Hangzhou.
Kang Yu-rim is an icon of growth.
She graduated from Gwangju University and was nominated to Hana One Q as the 3rd pick in the second round of the 2019-2020 Korea Women’s Basketball League (WKBL) new player selection event.
In her debut season, she averaged 7.3 points in 30 games and earned Rookie of the Year honors.
He was later traded to Samsung Life Insurance and his skills were in full bloom last season.
He averaged 12.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.4 assists, earning the Merit Development Award (MIP) and becoming a key player for the team.
Kang Yu-rim said, “Last season, I was greedy.
I worked hard, but I think the results paid off,” he said.
I gained a lot of confidence in my play.
But when I wasn’t shooting, I had to do other things, but I couldn’t do that, so there were ups and downs.” 온라인섯다
Although he was named to the U-17 national team in 2014, this is his first time playing for the adult national team.
He said, “I couldn’t even think about it.
He said it was an honor to represent his country, but it was still not enough. I worry a lot.
Still, I want to use it as an opportunity to improve while training with good players.”
I also trained at the Jincheon Athletes’ Village.
She worked with the women’s basketball team.
The physical fight is definitely different and they are all good at it,” he said with a laugh.
He continued, “I also want to quickly adapt and follow along. (Kang) Lee Seul has a lot of experience representing the national team, so her movements are different.
She has quick timing and can shoot as long as she hits her feet. “She wants to learn a lot,” she pledged.
Lastly, Kang Yu-rim said, “In the national team, I don’t play as a main player like I did when I played for Samsung Life Insurance.
I try to focus on bad things and defense first.
When the opportunity comes, I want to throw it boldly. (Jeong Seon-min) The director always tells me to be confident, so he is thinking a lot about that.
I really want to show my good play at the Asian Games,” he said, raising his voice.