Elephant Center Younghee Kim, passed away on January 31st

Kim Young-hee, a silver medalist in women’s basketball at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, passed away on January 31 at the age of 60.

Nicknamed “Elephant Center,” Kim Young-hee, who was loved by women’s basketball fans, is a 2m tall center from Soongui Girls’ High School. She participated in the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi and the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics as a national team member, and she won an Olympic silver medal and medals such as the White Horse and Tiger Badges of the Sports Medal. 메이저사이트

After playing an active part in unemployment basketball Korea Cosmetics, her health deteriorated due to acromegaly symptoms, and after that, she struggled for a long time with complications such as brain tumor, hypoglycemia and thyroid disease, and intestinal obstruction.

On the 1st, before the start of the women’s professional basketball match between Cheongju KB and Bucheon Hana 1Q held in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, a silent memorial service was held in honor of her deceased.

On the 4th at 8:30 a.m., her burial was scheduled at Daniel Funeral Hall in Bucheon, and no separate mortuary was set up.

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