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Petecio fights Italian cop, tries to assure PH of silver

Tokyo—A Rio Olympics veteran with her own dreams of glory will be standing in the way of Nesthy Petecio, who will try to assure the Philippines of a silver medal Saturday (Philippine time) in the 54-57kg boxing competition of the Summer Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena here......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJul 30th, 2021

Petecio goes nuclear in final 2 rounds, assures PH of silver

TOKYO – Nesthy Petecio buried a stagnant first-round performance with an electrifying final two against Italian Irma Testa to advance to the finals and assure the Philippines a silver medal in the featherweight boxing division of the Summer Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena here Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Duterte awards incentives to Tokyo heroes on Monday

The country’s first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz, along with silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio and bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, all military athletes will be reporting to their Commander in Chief on August 23 as President Rodrigo Duterte receives them in a courtesy call in Malacañang......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Tagaytay house and lots for Olympic medalists begin construction

Diaz, Petecio, Paalam and Marcial were shown the houses and lots in Tagaytay City as rewards for bringing home the country’s first Olympic gold medal the Tokyo Games apart from a couple of silver and a bronze......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Philippine Paralympic Committee names flagbearers for Tokyo Paralympics

Philippine Tokyo Paralympics chef-de-mission Francis Diaz said the team is inspired to perform well after the country came through with its best effort in the Tokyo Olympics where it brought home a historic gold medal thanks to Hidilyn Diaz and two silver and a bronze courtesy of Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial, respectively......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Boxing legend Pacquiao almost joined the Olympics

Still high on the four Olympic medals won by Filipino athletes—weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, and boxers Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam (both silver) and Carlo Paalam (bronze)—sports fans are excited for the next big event: Manny Pacquiao vs. Yordenis Ugas on 21 August. But did you know that the Pambansang Kamao could have been […] The post Boxing legend Pacquiao almost joined the Olympics appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the Philippines closes its historic Tokyo Olympics campaign with four medals, the most in recent memory, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a statement of gratitude. All-in-all, the Philippines bagged its first gold medal in the Olympics courtesy of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, two silver medals from boxers Nesthy Petecio and […] The post PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Petecio to carry PH flag at closing ceremonies of Tokyo Games

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nesthy Petecio the Philippines’ silver medalist in women’s featherweight boxing was designated to carry the country’s tricolors at the closing ceremonies of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, August 8, at the Tokyo National Stadium. POC President, Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said in a press release that they vested the honor on Petecio […] The post Petecio to carry PH flag at closing ceremonies of Tokyo Games appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Nesthy Petecio named flag bearer for Tokyo Olympics closing ceremonies

Petecio, who won silver in the women's featherweight division, will be joined by her three teammates in the Philippine boxing team: Irish Magno, fellow silver medalist Carlo Paalam, and bronze medalist Eumir Marcial......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Petecio named flag bearer

Boxing featherweight silver medalist Nesthy Petecio will be the designated flag bearer in tonight’s closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics where the Philippines booked its best finish ever......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Nesthy Petecio loses to Japanese opponent, takes silver at Tokyo Olympics

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 03 August) – Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio appeared to be the aggressor and landed cleaner shots, but the judges saw it differently and gave the day to Japanese boxer Sena Irie in the women’s featherweight gold medal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. The loss frustrated the Philippines’ dream of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

How depression almost knocked Nesthy Petecio out of boxing

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver medalist almost never made it to the Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Clinical Paalam outclasses home fighter to enter gold medal match

Carlo Paalam continued to shine in his Olympic bid, displaying counterpunching prowess on his way to a unanimous decision victory over Ryomei Tanaka of Japan to assure himself of at least a silver medal in the men’s featherweight boxing......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Ice cream for Nesthy

Just minutes after claiming the Olympic silver medal in women’s featherweight boxing at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena last Tuesday, Nesthy Petecio said the first thing she’d like to do is to eat ice cream at the Athletes Village......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Petecio na-hometown decision: ‘Pasensiya na silver lang ako’

IBINUHOS lahat ni Nesthy Petecio, pero sa huli, bigo itong makuha ang ikalawang gintong medalya ng Pilipinas sa 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The post Petecio na-hometown decision: ‘Pasensiya na silver lang ako’ first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

P10M condo unit in Davao for Petecio

For bagging an Olympic silver, Filipino boxer Nesthy Petecio will get a brand new, fully furnished condominium unit worth P10 million, courtesy of real estate tycoon Andrew Tan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Petecio& rsquo;s silver makes history

Tokyo---Nesthy Petecio ended her Olympic journey here with a silver medal draped around her neck following a unanimous decision loss to hometown bet Sena Irie in the featherweight boxing finals of the Summer Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena here on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Petecio earns place in Philippine sports lore with sterling Olympic silver

Nesthy Petecio’s swashbuckling show atop the ring in the Tokyo Games culminated in a silver-medal feat......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Proud of you! : Stars react to Nesthy Petecio s Olympic silver win

Celebrities took to social media to congratulate Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio’s silver medal at the 2020 Olympics. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Nesthy Petecio kauna-unahang Pinay boxer na nagwagi ng medalya sa Olympics

BUONG Pilipinas nga ang nagbubunyi kabilang na ang mga kilalang celebrities sa tagumpay na nakamit ni Nesthy Petecio sa ginanap na Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Hindi man ginto ang napanalunan, gumawa pa rin ng kasaysayan si Nesthy bilang kauna-unahang Pinay boxer na nagwagi ng medalya sa Olympics. Nagwagi ng Silver medal ang 29-year old Pinay boxer […] The post Nesthy Petecio kauna-unahang Pinay boxer na nagwagi ng medalya sa Olympics appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

For Olympic silver that shines like gold, Petecio set to have own prize stockpile

For someone who experienced living in a makeshift shelter covered by a mere tarpaulin to owning a posh condominium and another house and lot now, Tokyo Olympics boxing silver medalist Nesthy Petecio has gone a long way......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021