Olympian Lisvel Eve sustains
serious leg fracture
LIMA, Peru, February 17, 2013 – Olympian Lisvel Eve, one of the
most promising players of the Dominican Republic women’s
national team, sustained a serious exposed double fracture of
her left tibia and fibula in a match of the Peruvian National
League on Saturday night.
Eve, an outside-hitter who took part in the 2012 London Olympic
Games, suffered the injury after landing following a spike
attempt in the first set of a match of her Deportivo Geminis
Club against San Martin at Manuel Bonilla Coliseum of Lima.
The match was suspended while players from both teams surrounded
the 21-year-old player before she was taken to Casimiro Ulloa
Hospital and underwent a surgery procedure to stabilize her leg,
informed the Peruvian National Federation.
Eve, who has played in the Puerto Rican League in three
different seasons, had just reported to Deportivo Geminis after
rehabbing from a surgery in the now reinjured leg.
Last year, Eve played a key role as the Dominican Republic won
the gold medal of the U-23 Women’s Pan American Cup held in