The V-League women’s volleyball, which has been gaining popularity, is heading to 300,000 spectators for the first time in history.
On the 12th, the women’s GS Caltex-KGC Ginseng Corporation Exhibition held at the Jangchung Gymnasium was held in full crowd of about 3,200 seats. It is the 14th sold-out record in the V-League in the 2022-2023 season, and the fact that all 14 times came from the women’s division proves the increased popularity of women’s volleyball.
As of the 13th, a total of 234,399 people entered women’s volleyball, which has already recorded the highest number of spectators ever. With the 5th round currently underway, a total of 90 games were played with a system of 6 clubs with one team less than now, surpassing the record for spectators in the 2018-2019 season with 226,498 people. 먹튀검증
It is a record after the 2017-2018 season, when the men’s and women’s volleyball schedule was separated and the spectators were counted separately in a situation where the previous record was not clear, but considering that men’s volleyball led the popularity of volleyball before, it can be said that it is the peak of women’s volleyball.
In the 2018-2019 season, men’s volleyball (7 clubs) exceeded 300,000 spectators (126 games, 307,401 people), but now the situation has reversed. Women’s volleyball box office is the first time in history that 300,000 spectators are expected. The average number of spectators per women’s volleyball game this season is 2,442 (2nd all-time). There are 30 games remaining. Arithmetically, it is a pace that can exceed 300,000 spectators.
As we approach the end of the season, the number of interesting observation points is also an expected factor. As Hyundai Engineering & Construction (61 points), which had dominated the lead, slowed down, the distance between Heungkuk Life Insurance (60 points) in second place narrowed, and it is expected that a tight match will unfold over the regular league championship for the rest of the season.
Also, the fight for third place with a direct ticket to the playoffs sparks. While Korea Expressway Corporation (44 points) is slightly ahead, KGC Ginseng Corporation (41 points) and GS Caltex (39 points) aim to overtake. In fact, the GS Caltex-KGC Ginseng Construction match, a confrontation between the 4th and 5th places, was the first sold-out match in the matchup without Heungkuk Life Insurance. The previous 13 sell-outs were all Heungkuk Life Insurance matches, which are leading the popularity of volleyball with a special star named Kim Yeon-kyung at the fore.
The last-minute red pepper powder struggle of the lowest-ranking Pepper Savings Bank (9 points, 3 wins, 24 losses), which recorded two wins against GS Caltex and Hyundai E&C in the new year, is also attracting attention as a variable that will shake the season game.