SEA Games medalists headline beach volleyball national team pool
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines’ bronze medal winners in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games are back for another go-around in the beach volleyball circuit.
Sisi Rondina, Bernadeth Pons, Dzi Gervacio, and Dij Rodriguez are the leading names of the women’s beach volleyball pool for the 2021 SEA Games while Jude Garcia, Jaron Requinton, James Buytrago, and Ranran Abdilla spearhead the men’s side.
The Philippine National Volleyball Federation announced the talent pools on Wednesday after conducting tryouts in April.
“We are presenting the men and women of Philippine volleyball who will do battle in two important tournaments later this year,” said PNVF President Ramon “Tats” Suzara. “We are presenting the men and women of Philippine volleyball who will do battle in two important tournaments later this year.”
The men’s and women’s pool both had 10 members with that group yet to be filtered down to the final members that would represent the Philippines in the regional games.
The other players named in the women’s pool are Babylove Barbon, Gen Eslapor, Mer Jauculan, Jennifer Cosas, Alexa Polidario, and Erjane Magdato.
Anthony Arbasto, Philip Bagalay, Jade Becaldo, Calvin Sarte, James Pecaña, and AJ Pareja are the other six to be named to the men’s pool.
The Hanoi Games will be played from November 21 to December 2.