2,068 people were enthusiastic, Lim Seong-jin, who competed head-to-head with Kim Ji-han “It was a stimulus, I hit it with my mind”
“It is a good competition with Jihan.”
KEPCO, led by coach Kwon Young-min, scored a set score 3-2 (25-21, 22-25, 25-23, 23- 25, 16-14). KEPCO won the victory 42 days after the Samsung Firefighting victory on November 29, 2022.
On this day, Lim Seong-jin’s performance was very good. On this day, Seong-jin Lim started as a starting outside hitter with Thais less host (registered name Thais). He contributed to the team’s victory by recording 16 points, an attack success rate of 71%, and a receiving efficiency of 41%. 16 points is the most points scored in a single game by an individual. In particular, in the 4th and 5th sets, he led the team’s atmosphere with a serve that embarrassed the opponent.
Lim Seong-jin, who we met after the game, said, “I wanted to win, and I only had a desire to win. He immersed himself in the game while saying to himself, ‘Please, I can do it’.”
The highlight of the match was the 4th set. The sub show of Seongjin Lim and Jihan Kim, best friends of the same age, thrilled 2,068 people who visited Jangchung Gymnasium. Kim Ji-han announced that he would serve to Seong-jin Lim, and he actually shook Lim Seong-jin and scored the serve. Lim Seong-jin also scored a goal and celebrated with a strong serve to Kim Ji-han.
Lim Seong-jin laughed, saying, “It was a real hit,” and then said, “It was rather a stimulus. I also made up my mind and hit. Ji-han was in the middle, and even on the bench they told Ji-han to hit him.”
Lim Seong-jin, who continued, said, “It should be seen as a competition in good faith with Ji-han. There is a group chat room, and we say things that stimulate each other and cheer each other up,” he added. 메이저놀이터
Im Seong-jin was born in 1999. 2023 is the year of the black rabbit. It is the year of Im Seong-jin, the year of the rabbit. He is growing as he plays as a full-time starting pitcher for the first time since his debut. Do you have any goals you want to achieve in 2023?
Lim Seong-jin said, “As the losing streak got longer, I became desperate for victory. I want to win at least one more game. We won today, but now we are preparing for the next game and thinking only about the next game. Now I have to go unconditionally. I want to focus on that and play volleyball happily.” I just want to think about the next game and go on a winning streak, so I want to focus on that and play volleyball happily.
Kwon Young-min, director of Korea Electric Power Corporation, trusts and appoints him. Im Seong-jin is working hard to grow into a player who lives up to coach Kwon Young-min’s expectations. Of course, there are many shortcomings. But he is confident that he will not disappoint.
He said, “I am still lacking, but I am very grateful for trusting and appointing me. On the one hand, I also feel sorry. But I’m just thinking that I can do well, putting those thoughts aside. I hope the coach will do it as boldly as he does when exercising. I too have heard that a lot since college. I have to be bolder to be a plus to the team, so I am trying to change.”
Lastly, Lim Seong-jin said, “In our team, there are Jae-deok hyung, Thais, and middle blocker hyungs who have good scoring skills. There are a lot of strikers who can hit enough. I think defense is more important than offense. Outside hitters, defense takes precedence over offense,” he concluded the interview.