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Philippine volleyball teams make their mark in the 2019 SEA Games

Year-long droughts were ended in this year’s volleyball tournament in Manila The Philippines’ finest athletes in volleyball fought as sambansa and made a mark in the 30 th SEA Games. After years of lackluster finishes in the Southeast Asian Games, Philippine volleyball showed resurgence this year with strong performances and podium finishes all throughout against the rest of the region’s powerhouses. Congratulations to the men’s indoor volleyball team, led by captain John Vic de Guzman, which ended the tournament powerfully with a silver finish, breaking a drought of almost 15 years. The men’s team last earned the bronze in the 2005 SEA Games also in Manila, making this achievement particularly more impressive! Congratulations are also due to the beach volleyball teams, which both earned the bronze in their maiden outing! Jude Garcia and Jaron Requinton defeated Singapore to secure the bronze, while Sisi Rondina, Bernadeth Pons, Dzi Gervacio, and Dij Rodriguez of the