PH beach volleyball teams snag SEA Games 2019 bronze

Marga Deona
PH beach volleyball teams snag SEA Games 2019 bronze
(UPDATED) The winning tandems of Sisi Rondina-Bernadeth Pons and Dzi Gervacio-Dij Rodriguez power the Philippines to the beach volleyball podium

 

SUBIC, Philippines – The Philippine women and men beach volleyball teams nabbed the bronze medals in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after completing a sweep of Singapore on Friday, December 6 at the Subic Tennis Courts.

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons got the Filipina beach spikers off to a hot start in their last round-robin match, carving out a decisive 21-17, 21-13 decision over Singaporeans Ishan Lao and Serene Ng.

Ginawa namin lahat kasi last last day, last game and para sa Pilipinas,” said Rondina.

(We gave our all because it’s the last day, it’s the last game and it’s for the Philippines.)

The Philippine pair of Dzi Gervacio and Dij Rodriguez made it a double victory after overpowering Singapore’s Eliza Chong and Gladys Lee, 21-18, 21-16. 

Thailand’s undefeated powerhouse women’s team bagged the gold, while Indonesia copped the silver.

 

The Philippine men’s beach volleyball team also bagged a bronze after the pairs of James Buytrago-Jaron Requinton and Edmar Bonono-Jude Garcia swept Singapore in their final assignments. 

– Rappler.com

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