Kang Jae-won

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kang.
Kang Jae-Won
Personal information
Born (1965-11-30) November 30, 1965 (age 49)
Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Nationality  South Korea
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right Back, Center Back
Club information
Current club South Korea women's national team
Senior clubs
Flag of Switzerland.svg Grasshopper
Flag of Switzerland.svg Pfadi Winterthur
National team 1
1983–1994  South Korea
Teams managed
Pfadi Winterthur
Daido Steel
China women's national team
South Korea women's national team
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 13 January 2009
Kang Jae-won
Hangul 강재원
Revised Romanization Gang Jae-won
McCune–Reischauer Kang Jaewŏn

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


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