Ian Lariba taken to hospital after another relapse


Posted at Aug 26 2018 07:34 PM | Updated as of Aug 26 2018 09:34 PM


Olympic table tennis player Ian Lariba was admitted to the hospital again after suffering a relapse recently.

Lariba, who has been battling leukemia since last year, was admitted to St. Luke's Bonifacio Global City on August 17, according to a La Salle Facebook page.

She completed a 5-day chemotherapy protocol and had her brain and spine MRI last August 23. Lariba is set to undergo lymphocyte infusion and will have to stay in the hospital for 3 weeks. 
Lariba, a multi-titled student-athlete at La Salle, participated in the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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