03 Aug Mindanao’s Nesthy Petecio To Take Home Silver Medal From Tokyo Olympics
Mga higala! Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio of Davao del Sur lost in the women’s featherweight (54-57kg) finals of the Tokyo Olympics today, August 3, 2021, and will take home a silver medal for the Philippines!
Petecio had a close fight with Sena Irie of Japan.
ICYDK, this is the 1st silver Olympic boxing medal of the country since 1996.
Nesthy Petecio wins the #silver medal 🇵🇭
Philippines’ second Olympic medal at #Tokyo2020
— #Tokyo2020 (@Tokyo2020) August 3, 2021