Handball Women’s National Team AG-Paris Olympics ‘cooling off’

Park Sae-young, Kim Min-seo, Kang Eun-seo, Jeon Jeon-yeon and Kim Bo-eun (all of Samcheok City Hall) are preparing for the Asian qualifiers for the Hangzhou Asian Games and Paris Olympics.

According to the Korea Handball Association on Thursday, the women’s team, led by head coach Henrik Signell (Sweden), moved into the Jincheon Athletes’ Village in Chungcheongbuk-do on Nov. 18 and began their first training session of 2023. This is the first meeting between Signell, who was appointed last month, and the new coaching staff, including Erik Larsholm and Anton Klaesson.

The team will train through the 20th of next month, then take a break before reconvening in mid-July for a four-week final tune-up before traveling to Japan to compete in the Asian Qualifiers for the Paris Olympics, which begin on August 17. The team will then travel to China to compete at the Hangzhou Asian Games.

This year’s squad includes many of the same players who won the Asian Championships last December. Park Sae-young, Kang Eun-seo, Kim Bo-eun, Osara (Gyeongnam Development Corporation), Jung Jin-hee (Seoul Metropolitan Government), Shin Eun-joo (Incheon Metropolitan Government), Cho Soo-yeon (Seoul Metropolitan Government), Lee Im-kyung (Busan Facilities Corporation), Jeong Ji-in (Omron, Japan), Song Ji-young (Seoul Metropolitan Government), Kang Eun-hye (SK Sugar Gliders), and Kim Sora (Gyeongnam Development Corporation) are among the 12 returnees.안전놀이터

They are joined by Kim Min-seo, who was named both Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the Korea League, which concluded earlier this month, Park Jo-eun (Gwangju City Corporation), who won Goalkeeper of the Year, and Jeon Jeon-yeon and Yoon Ye-jin (Seoul Metropolitan Government), who were named to the Best 7.

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