Yoon Kyung-shin

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Yoon Kyung-shin
Kyung-Shin Yoon 03.jpg
Personal information
Born (1973-07-07) July 7, 1973 (age 44)
Seoul, South Korea
Nationality  South Korea
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current club Doosan (manager)
Youth career
Flag of South Korea.svg Kyung Hee University
Senior clubs
Years Team
Flag of Germany.svg VfL Gummersbach
Flag of Germany.svg HSV Hamburg
Flag of South Korea.svg Doosan
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–2012  South Korea
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]

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. He is the Bundesliga's all-time highest scoring player with 2,751 goals and was the league's top scorer in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2007.[2]

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 was South Korean flag bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


  1. ^ Previous World Handball Players Archived June 22, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on January 26, 2008)
  2. ^ "Legendary handball scorer Yoon Kyung-shin". korea.net. 31 October 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Jang Sung-ho
Flagbearer for  South Korea
London 2012
Succeeded by
Gu Bon-gil