Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons in an AVC Continental Cup match. AVC PHOTO MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines increased their bid for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after their men's and women's beach volleyball teams won early on Friday at the AVC Continental Cup in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons in a AVC Continental Cup match. AVC PHOTO
MANILA, PhilippinesâThe Philippines ramped up its bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after its men and women's beach volleyball teams picked up early wins in the AVC Continental Cup Friday in Nakhon Pathom in Thailand.
Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons stunned New Zealand's Francesca Kirwan and Olivia Macdonal in three sets, 21-12, 17-21, 15-9, putting the Philippines at a 1-1 tie against the Kiwis in the women's semifinals.
Another Golden Match between the two countries will be played to see who will advance to the finals and face Japan.
PHI 1' Cherry Ann Rondina/Bernadeth Pons talk about the match against NZL 1, which they beat 2-1, in AVC Continental Cup Semi-finals in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand in Friday. #FIVB #AVC #AVCVolley #AsianVolleyball Read original at Inquirer Sports | Philippines Sports News Website