SEA Games: PH men's beach volleyball team barges into semis | Inquirer Sports

SEA Games: PH men’s beach volleyball team barges into semis

/ 01:14 PM May 17, 2022

The Filipino beach spikers in the 31st SEA Games. BVR PHOTO

The Filipino beach spikers in the 31st SEA Games. Beach Volleyball Republic PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine men’s beach volleyball team clinched a semifinals berth in the 31st Southeast Asian Games after sweeping Cambodia on Tuesday at Tuan Chau Beach in Vietnam.

Jude Garcia and Krung Arbasto edged out Chuk Sophea and Thy Menghuong, 21-15, 21-16.


Ranran Abdilla and Jaron Requinton completed the sweep of the Cambodians, beating Oem Narit and Som Samith, 21-14, 21-14.


The Philippines secured a spot in the semifinals with a 2-0 record in Pool A after opening its campaign with a sweep of Singapore on Sunday.

Requinton and Garcia had different partners when they earned bronze in the 2019 SEA Games in Subic.

Abdilla was part of the men’s national volleyball team’s historic silver medal finish three years ago, while Arbasto started teaming up with Garcia last year and in reached the quarterfinals of the 2021 AVC Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships in Phuket, Thailand.

The men’s national beach volleyball team takes on home team Vietnam on Wednesday for the No.1 seed  in Pool A at 3 p.m. (Manila time).

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Beach Volleyball, Hanoi SEA Games, Jaron Requinton, Jude Garcia, Krung Arbasto, Ranran Abdilla

© Copyright 1997-2024 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.