Feng Kun

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Feng Kun
Personal information
Full name Feng Kun
Nickname Panda
Nationality  China
Born (1978-12-28) 28 December 1978 (age 38)
Beijing, China
Hometown Beijing, China
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Spike 319 cm (126 in)
Block 310 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Current club China Guangdong Evergrande
Number 2
National team
1997
2001–2006
2008
 China
Last updated: December 2010

Feng Kun (simplified Chinese: 冯坤; traditional Chinese: 馮坤; pinyin: Féng Kūn; born 28 December 1978 in Beijing) was the China women's national volleyball team setter and captain. She was awarded MVP and Best Setter award at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where China won the gold medal in volleyball.

Notes[edit]

  • Position: Setter
  • Height: 1.83 m (6 foot 0 inches)
  • Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs)
  • Spike vertical: 3.19 (10 feet 6 inches)
  • Block vertical: 3.10 (10 feet 2 inches)

Career[edit]

Feng started to play volleyball at the age of 12 and was selected for the Beijing volleyball team at 16. A year later she was selected for the national team. During this time the China team was at a low point after years of world dominance in the sport. However, the team began to rejuvenate and won the Asian Championship in 2001, came fourth in the World Championship in 2002, won the World Cup in 2003, and then went on to win at the Olympic Games in Athens, having defeated reigning champions Cuba and come from two sets down in the final to beat Russia.

She won the 2008–09 CEV Cup playing with Asystel Novara and was awarded "Best Blocker".[1]

After the end of the 2010/2011 season of the Chinese Volleyball League playing for Guangdong Evergrande V.C., she announced her retirement from professional volleyball in August 2011.[2]

Personal life[edit]

In December 2014 she married Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai who is the head coach of Thailand women's national volleyball team.[3]

Major titles[edit]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CEV. "Asystel NOVARA claims third European title". Retrieved 2010-04-04. 
  2. ^ VolleyWood. "Feng Kun Retires". Retrieved 2011-09-21. 
  3. ^ 月刊バレーボール 2015年2月号 111ページ (Japanese Monthly Volleyball Magajine, Feb 2015 issue p.111)

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Awards
Preceded by
Brazil Fernanda Venturini
Best Setter of
FIVB World Grand Prix

2005
Succeeded by
Italy Eleonora Lo Bianco