KEPCO Thais and Heungkuk Life Insurance Yelena were selected as MVPs for the 4th round of the 2022-2023 V-League.
Tais was named MVP after receiving 29 of the 31 votes cast by the press. Shin Young-seok (KEPCO) and Viyena (KB Insurance) received 1 vote each. 안전놀이터
During the 4 rounds, Tais recorded 158 points (1st place), 54.51% attack success rate (1st place), 50% open attack success rate (joint 1st place), and tied for 1st place in timed attack (100% success rate).
Also, on the 27th, Thais achieved a triple crown in a close match with KB Insurance in the 5th set, leading KEPCO to 4 wins in 4 rounds. This award is Thais’ first round MVP award in the V-League.
In the women’s division, Yelena (Heungkuk Life Insurance), who received 25 out of 31 votes from the reporters, won the MVP. Hwang Yeon-joo (Hyundai E&C) received 4 votes, Catbell (Korea Expressway Corporation) received 1 vote, and Im Myung-ok (Korea Expressway Corporation) received 1 vote.
During the 4th round, Yelena scored 169 points (1st place), 43.10% attack success rate (2nd place), 0.32 serves per set (2nd place), and back attack (1st place). With the victory, he led the team to 2nd place in the overall team rankings. Yelena is also the MVP of the first round of the V-League.
The 4th round MVP awards will be held at the Gyeyang Gymnasium in Incheon (Korean Air vs. KEPCO) on February 2 for the men’s division, and the Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon (KGC Ginseng Corp. vs. Heungkuk Life Insurance) for the women’s division on February 3.