CEBU CITY -- Davao City's Karatedo gold medalist failed to defend his title in this years Philippine National Games.
Rexor Tacay of Davao City, a member of the national karatedo team, was hurt during a quarterfinals fight against a Dagupan rival earlier.
He won during the match against Dagupan, failed to play in the semifinals due to severe pain that is feared to be an Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.
#SunstarSports #PNG2018 Watch: How Davao City's Rexor Tacay got hurt during this match versus a Dagupan player in the quarterfinals of the men's kumite -67 kilograms division today. He played to finish the match despite the severe pain he was feeling. via Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan, sports editorPosted by SunStar Davao on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Davao City's Rexor Tacay, a national team member, hurt during fight.
#SunstarSports #PNG2018 Rexor Tacay of Davao City, a member of the national karatedo team, gets hurt during a quarterfinals fight against a Dagupan rival. Here, he is being consoled by his siblings and being talked by doctors and karatedo officials. He did not play the semifinals anymore due to a severe pain that is feared to be an ACL tear. He regrets not being able to play the semis and defend his PNG gold but was assured that he would still play for the country in the upcoming Asian Games. He will have to undergo some tests and undergo rehabilitation to make him ready for the Asiad. By Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan, sports editorPosted by SunStar Davao on Wednesday, May 23, 2018