Yoon Kyung-shin

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Yoon.
Yoon Kyung-Shin
Kyung-Shin Yoon 03.jpg
Personal information
Born (1973-07-07) July 7, 1973 (age 42)
South Korea
Nationality  South Korea
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 95kg
Playing position Right Back
Nickname Nick
Club information
Current club Flag of South Korea.svg Doosan Handball Club
Number 77
Youth clubs
Flag of South Korea.svg Kyung Hee University
Senior clubs
Flag of Germany.svg VfL Gummersbach
Flag of Germany.svg HSV Hamburg
Flag of South Korea.svg Doosan
National team 1
1992-2012  South Korea
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 7 August 2012
Yoon Kyung-shin
Hangul 윤경신
Revised Romanization Yun Gyeong-shin
McCune–Reischauer Yun Kyŏngsin

Yoon Kyung-Shin (born July 7, 1973 in Seoul) is a Korean handball player. He was voted World Player of the Year 2001 by the International Handball Federation.[1] He's 2.04 m tall.

Schlecker Cup 2007


Yoon Kyung-Shin played for the German club VfL Gummersbach from 1996 to 2006, and for HSV Hamburg during the 2006-07 season. Managing 2908 career goals, he still is the Bundesliga's highest scoring player ever and was the league's top scorer in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2007.

He has played more than 260 games for the South Korea national handball team, and was top scorer at the 1995 and 1997 World Championships.

He currently plays for Doosan Bears, being with the club since his return to South Korea in 2008. He was South Korean flag bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


  1. ^ Previous World Handball Players (Retrieved on January 26, 2008)
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Jang Sung-Ho
Flagbearer for  South Korea
London 2012
Succeeded by