Player of the Week: Kim Yeon Koung
But it's been mostly with the clubs that she's played for in Europe that the 32-year-old outside hitter has been bringing in the distinctions.
After winning three national titles with Incheon Heungkuk Life Pink Spiders and another one with her first venture out of the country with Japan's JT Marvelous, Kim moved to Europe.
She joined Istanbul's Fenerbahce in 2011 and was quickly crowned European champion in the 2012 CEV Champions League, followed by a bronze medal at the 2012 FIVB Volleyball Women' Club World Championship in Doha. She won another Champions League medal - a bronze in 2016 - plus more in the second-tier European CEV Cup during her six-year stint with Fenerbahce.
Kim was injured during the Asian Olympic qualifiers at the beginning of the year, as she powered Korea on their way to a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and had been out of commission since. But she's since left her her club of two seasons, Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul and will be featuring in the upcoming Korea V-League with her old team of Pink Spiders.
Look out for video highlights from Kim's career across the Volleyball World channels this week and follow the Korean star on YouTube and Instagram.
Player of the Week features:
Week 1: Yuji Nishida
Week 2: Annie Drews
Week 3: Klemen Cebulj
Week 4: Brayelin Martinez
Week 5: Milad Ebadipour
Week 6: Gabi Guimaraes
Week 7: Karol Klos
Week 8: Onuma Sittirak
Week 9: Simone Giannelli
Week 10: Eda Erdem
Week 11: Tsvetan Sokolov
Week 12: Sarina Koga
Week 13: Louisa Lippmann
Week 14: Facundo Conte
Week 15: Ding Xia
Week 16: Matt Anderson
Week 17: Britt Herbots
Week 18: Wilfredo Leon
Week 19: Nataliya Goncharova
Week 20: Jenia Grebennikov
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