Nesthy Petecio went emotional during her interview after the finals of Women’s Featherweight boxing match at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
Nesthy Petecio said she feels sad for not getting the gold medal but thankful to win the silver medal. She said that she did her best and gave her all during the match.
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Sena Irie of Japan defeats Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines during the Women’s Featherweight boxing match at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
Petecio is the first Filipina boxer to win a medal in boxing for the Philippines in the Olympics.
Congratulations Nesthy Petecio, we are proud of you!