Professional volleyball OK Financial Group main player Leo (32, 207 cm) wrote a new history in the V-League. He showed off his strength by creating the first ever triple crown in 4 consecutive games (successful at least 3 each of blocking, serve, and back attack).
Leo succeeded in 3 sub-aces, 3 blockings, and 8 back attacks in an expedition with KB Insurance in the ‘Dodram 2022-2023 안전놀이터 V-League’ held at the Uijeongbu Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 16th. The attack success rate was 53.33%, and both teams scored 30 points, the most, leading the team to a 3-1 (22-25 25-20 25-21 25-22) victory.
This is the strength of the Traffle Crown in the last 4 consecutive games. Leo is the first player to win a triple crown in 4 consecutive games in the V-League, both male and female.
OK Financial Group, with Leo at the forefront, started its pursuit of the leading position. 3rd place OK Financial Group chased 2nd place Hyundai Capital by 6 points with 8 wins and 6 losses and 24 points.
Even in his 30s, he is showing off his powerful attack power. As a member of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Leo won the regular league MVP for three consecutive seasons from the 2012-2013 season to the 2014-2015 season, and was known as the best bomber. Afterwards, Leo, who played in overseas leagues, returned to the V-League after being nominated by OK Financial Group when he reached his 30s.
Last season, Leo proved his strength by ranking 3rd in 120 sets of 30 matches (870 points), 3rd in attack success rate (54.58%), 4th in sub (0.5 per set), and 1st in open attacks (50.97% success rate). He is also making a big success this season, ranking first in points (395) and serve aces (0.98 per set), and third in attack success rate (53.41%).
On this day too, Leo exerted his strength in the match. In the 2nd set, which continued to be a close match while giving up the 1st set, Leo blocked the opponent Korean’s open attack with blocking in 15-15, and took the lead with a powerful jump followed by a blow in 16-16.
Even after winning the 2nd and 3rd sets and making a comeback, Leo shone. In the 4th set, 4-2, Leo, who put in the 3rd serve ace of the day, intercepted Hwang Kyung-min’s attack in 10-9 and completed the triple crown with the 3rd block. Leo didn’t stop there, and in a 21-20 match, he drove a wedge with a thousand gold back attacks.
KB Insurance could not overcome the gap due to ankle injuries of foreign player Nicola and main setter Hwang Taek-eui, who had parted ways due to sluggish performance. KB Insurance plans to join the team next week at the earliest, with Viyena, a substitute outsider.
Korea Expressway Corporation, which placed 3rd in the women’s division, beat 4th place IBK Industrial Bank of Korea 3-2 (25-21 25-20 28-30 23-25 15-9) in a home match held at Gimcheon Gymnasium in Gyeongbuk. Jeon Sae-yan led the victory with 22 points and Katarina with 21 points.