PH falls to Thailand in SEA Games 2019 beach volleyball


CLARK, Pampanga – The Philippine women's beach volleyball team surrendered to table-topper Thailand in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games action on Tuesday, December 3, at the Subic Tennis Courts. 

The pair of Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons put up a fight against Thais Varapatsorn Radarong and Khanittha Hongpak in the opening set, but eventually fell into the mercy of the powerhouse squad, 26-24, 21-15.

Thais Tanarattha Udomchavee and Rumpair also swept the Philippine duo of Dzi Gervacio and Dji Rodriguez, 21-16, 21-14. 

The Nationals, though, remain in medal contention as they tallied 5 points, while Indonesia has 6 markers and Thailand went undefeated for 12 points. 

The Philippines is set to face Singapore in must-win matches in the preliminary round on Thursday, December 5. –