Kim Young-hee, the tallest female basketball player in South Korea, has a super-giant height of 205 centimeters, and recently passed away at the age of 60.

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[Entertainment Channel/Comprehensive Report] South Korea’s former women’s basketball player Kim Young-hee (김영희) has a super giant height of 205 cm and is the tallest girl in South Korea. She successfully entered the national basketball team in her second year of high school. In 1984, she replaced South Korea and won the silver medal in the Los Angeles Olympics. , but she was attacked by a brain tumor and died on the previous (31) day at the age of 60.

In 1987, when Kim Young-hee was preparing to represent South Korea’s national basketball team again, she suddenly became paralyzed halfway through training in the players’ village. In November of the same year, she was diagnosed with “giantism (acromegaly)” due to excessive growth hormone. As a result, her body and various organs continued to grow larger, and the huge brain tumor also oppressed the optic nerve, making her unable to see clearly, and she reluctantly quit the football game.

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And Kim Young-hee, who had been suffering from illness for 30 years, was admitted to a nursing home due to a neck injury in October last year. Unexpectedly, she died suddenly in the nursing home the day before yesterday, at the age of 60. her legendary life.

Kim Young-hee once led the South Korean women's basketball team to the silver medal at the Los Angeles Olympics.

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In fact, Kim Young-hee took advantage of her height and became the ace of the basketball school team in junior high school. In high school, she even entered the "famous basketball school" girls' high school. She was directly selected as the national team in her second year of high school. She even played for South Korea in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984. The women's basketball team won the silver medal. The loss of such an outstanding athlete made everyone very sad.

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