Kang Jae-won


Kang Jae-Won (born 30 November 1965) is a South Korean retired handball player and current coach for the South Korean women's national team.[1]

Kang Jae-Won
Personal information
Born (1965-11-30) 30 November 1965 (age 55)
Bucheon, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right back
Centre back
Club information
Current club South Korea
Senior clubs
Years Team
1989–1992
Grasshopper
1992–2002
Pfadi Winterthur
National team
Years Team
1983–1994
South Korea
Teams managed
2000–2002
Pfadi Winterthur
2005–2007
Daido Steel
2007–2008
China (W)
2010–2015
South Korea (W)
2017–
South Korea (W)
Kang Jae-won
Hangul
강재원
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGang Jae-won
McCune–ReischauerKang Jaewŏn

He was voted World Player of the Year 1989 by the International Handball Federation.[2]

Kang achieved a silver medal with the South Korean national team at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[3]

Honours


Grasshopper

Pfadi Winterthur

Individual

Manager

Pfadi Winterthur

References


  1. Handball Coach Combines Asian, European Styles – Team China, from China Daily (22 February 2008) (Retrieved on 30 June 2008)
  2. Previous World Handball Players Archived 22 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 26 January 2008)
  3. Profile: "Jae-Won Kang" Archived 10 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 26 January 2008)