Pride rather than burden, Kim Gwang-hyun’s determination to go to the WBC…”I will do my best”

 “I went to a game that was burdensome, and I always stood there.”

Kim Gwang-hyeon (SSG Landers, 35) has consistently worn the Taegeuk mark from an early age until now. He received his first national team call-up at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, where he helped win a gold medal. Since then, he has been active as the ace of the national team and led the Korean baseball renaissance.

Kim Gwang-hyeon, now in his mid-thirties. He is still throwing the ball, and he has become a strong pitcher with the addition of his experience메이저사이트. For this reason, he was selected for the World Baseball Classic (WBC) team to be held in March, and is expected to be used as a special joker by coach Lee Kang-cheol.

As the theory of baseball crisis is emerging, Korean baseball is once again aiming for a revival with good results in the WBC. It can be a burden to the players, but Kim Gwang-hyun is determined to overcome it.

Kim Gwang-hyun said, “Is there any national team that is not burdened? I always went to games where I felt pressured, and I always stood in a position where I felt pressured. This time is no different. I always try to do my best in the game. said.

Rather, it is Kim Gwang-hyun who feels proud of being selected for the national team. He said, “There was a time when I was saddened by the word, ‘Are you still Kim Kwang-hyun?’ But I feel proud. I think I am still young and have a competitive edge among juniors with skills.”

He added, “I feel sad when I hear that Korean baseball is at a standstill. But I will do my best to show a good figure in this tournament so that I can think ‘I’m still alive’.”

The condition is also good. He trained in Okinawa, Japan this winter, and is currently preparing for the tournament in Vero Beach, Florida, USA, where SSG Spring Camp is in progress. Kim Kwang-hyun said, “Even in St. Louis, I will train where I came from. As there is still time left until the WBC, I will take good care of my body so that I can pitch with all my might.”