Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Injured Progella pulls out

Photo courtesy of Unsplash

HANGZHOU, China — Kylem Progella and Grydelle Matibag closed their campaign in the pool play on a sour note after handing the victory to Taravadee Naraphornrapat and Kongphopsarutawadee of Thailand in the women’s beach volleyball event of the 19th Asian Games at the Ningbo Banbianshan Beach Volley Center in Ningbo, China.

Progella withdrew after suffering a back injury in their previous match against Kin Teng Tam and Ken Lai Lei of Macau on Thursday.

“She hurt her back so we decided not to play anymore,” team manager Mayi Prochina said.

“We asked her the level of pain from a scale of 1 to 10. She answered seven. So we decided to just warm-up for compliance and withdraw from the match.”

With the loss, the Progella-Matibag tandem wrapped up its pool play campaign with a 2-2 win-loss card.

It, however, still advanced to the knockout stage and Prochina expects Progella to be in great shape.

“The important match is the quarterfinals. She needs to recover so her condition will improve,” Prochina, a member of the team that won the silver medal in the women’s indoor volleyball event of the Singapore Southeast Asian Games in 1993.

“We have yet to know our opponent in the quarterfinals. We still have a drawing of lots.”

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


SOCIAL MEDIAManny Pacquiao knows his time is up. This was the keen observation made by a longtime member of his training team who spent...


SOCIAL MEDIAThe dynamic duo of Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna and Danerie James “Wise” del Rosario is back with a bang after leading Blacklist International to...


SOCIAL MEDIAThe University Athletic Association of the Philippines will have a full calendar of sports events for Season 85 starting 1 October. UAAP President...


SOCIAL MEDIAECHO has revealed its roster for the upcoming M4 Mobile Legends World Championship to be held 1-15 January 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The...


SOCIAL MEDIAIt’s going to be business as usual as the Philippine Basketball Association will not stop its on-court activities when it gives way for...


SOCIAL MEDIAIt doesn’t look as if newly-crowned Melvin Jerusalem will get the luxury of defending his minimumweight crown against a handpicked rival after the...


Mitchell, meanwhile, is a six-foot shooting guard frowm Hartford University.


SOCIAL MEDIALegendary boxing referee Carlos ‘Sonny’ Padilla was recently inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Famous for serving as the third man...