Previously the ‘News Agency’ introduced Batbayar, a Mongolian who plays for the Seoul Samsung Thunders, a top South Korean basketball team for a ‘Debut’ Fullerton. However, Batbayar is not the only Mongolian in the South Korean Basketball League.
Mongolian national, Khishgee Boldsukh is currently building his hopes of becoming a national player for the basketball club of Hanyang University. He has been in Korea for 10 years and recently passed the naturalization test to acquire Korean nationality under the name of“Lee Keun-hwi“. Previously, he lived with his grandmother in Mongolia, but when she passed away, he went to live and study in Korea with in 2009.
He has been interested in basketball since his childhood.. With the height of 1.89 meters and a weight of 87kg, he possesses quick feet and long-range shooting ability. Jung Jae-hoon, the director of the Hanyang University basketball team said, “he has range and accuracy shooting from long distances.”
The 19/20 KBL season was prematurely canceled for the first time in the league’s history due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in South Korea.