Former national men’s volleyball striker Choi Hong-seok dies at the age of 35

Choi Hong-seok, a former male volleyball player, unfortunately became a star in the sky at a young age. He was 35. According to the volleyball community, it was belatedly known that Choi Hong-seok suddenly passed away on the 9th. No specific reason for his death was disclosed.

Choi Hong-seok’s mortuary was set up at Incheon Citizens’ Funeral Hall No. 204 in Soongui-dong, Michuhol-gu, Incheon. The coffin was scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Choi Hong-seok, born in 1988, entered the professional stage wearing the Dream Six uniform as the first overall pick in the 2011-12 season rookie draft. In the first year of his professional debut, he became the first rookie player to achieve triple crown and won the Rookie of the Year award that year. 토토사이트 순위

Since then, he has played for Woori Card, KEPCO and OK Financial Group, making a name for himself as one of the top Korean men’s volleyball players. As a member of the national team from 2009 to 2017, he was loved by many volleyball fans.

Choi Hong-seok, who retired from active duty after the end of the 2021-22 season, transformed into a volleyball commentator at SBS Sports in December 2022. He was well-received for his professional and realistic commentary. However, since he quit commentating in December last year, he has not had any external activities.

Meanwhile, OK Financial Group’s volleyball team, where Choi Hong-seok was last seen before his retirement, mourned him on the club’s SNS, saying, “Choi Hong-seok has left us. We pray for the souls of the deceased.”

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