Yeo Oh-hyeon (45), Hyundai Capital’s playing coach, who is continuing her career as a player even at the age of over 45, is about to set another great record.
By the 17th, Yeo Oh-hyun had played 599 games in his personal career. So, if you play in the Dodram 2022-23 season V-League메이저놀이터 men’s match against KB Insurance, which will be held at the Uijeongbu Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 18th, you will fill 600 games.
This is the first record for both men and women. Other than Yeo Oh-hyun, the only players who have played more than 500 games are Ha Hyun-yong (561 games), Park Cheol-woo (521 games), Lim Im-ok (515 games), Han Song-i (509 games), and Kim Su-ji (504 games).
After graduating from Hongik University, Yeo Oh-hyun joined Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in 2000 before the launch of the professional league. Afterwards, he started his professional life with the launch of the V-League in 2005, and moved to his current team, Hyundai Capital, in the 2013-14 season.
Yeo Oh-hyeon was the best libero in the league and led his team to the top. During his time at Samsung Fire, he ranked first in the regular league five times, and at Hyundai Capital, he also ranked first in the regular league twice.
He also won seven championships during his time at Samsung Fire, and also tasted the top two at Hyundai Capital. His total of nine championship victories is the most in men’s history.
In particular, Yeo Oh-hyun achieved 5,000 first defenses in the V-League in the 2009-10 season and 10,000 first defenses in the 2015-16 season.
Based on this, he was selected as the first V-League Libero Award in 2005 as well as a total of four defense awards, All-Star MVP in the 2013-14 season, and V-League Best 7 in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.
Recently, while playing as a playing coach, he handed over the starting position as the starting libero to his junior Park Kyung-min, but Yeo Oh-hyun’s performance is steadily progressing.
By the 17th, Yeo Oh-hyun recorded a receiving efficiency of 52.72% this season, and is ranked first in the men’s receiving ranking. Yeo Oh-hyun is the only one with a receiving efficiency exceeding 50%.
His career record is close to ‘over four walls’. Yeo Oh-hyun recorded 5,197 successful digs, 7,912 accurate receives, and 13,109 successful defenses in his career, and is undisputedly ranked first in all categories in the defense category. Yeo Oh-hyun is the only one who has achieved 10,000 defense in the men’s division, and a new record in defense is expected to be awarded upon his retirement.