Nesthy Petecio celebrates her silver medal in the Boxing Women’s Featherweight division of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, becoming the first Filipina ever to win a boxing medal. Nesthy Petecio was beaten by Japan’s Irie Sena in the Women’s Featherweight Final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, winning silver—the first in boxing for 25 years, and the first for a Filipina!
“I am proud to be part of the LGBTQ community. Sulong, laban! Para rin po sa LGBTQ community ang laban na ‘to.” –Nesthy Petecio, Tokyo Olympics silver medalist (featherweight).
The lady athlete says sorry, ““Pasensya na po kayo, silver lang nakayanan ko. Ginawa ko po lahat kanina sa taas ng ring. Salamat po ng marami sa dasal at supporta niyo. Higit sa lahat sa diyos! At safe kami pareho ng kalaban ko. Babalik po tayo Mas Malakas.”
Real-estate tycoon Andrew Tan pledged to reward Olympic silver medalist Nesthy Petecio a P10-million worth of Condo unit in Suntrust’s One Lakeshore Drive in Lanang, Davao City.
“We are very proud of this huge accomplishment of Nesthy Petecio. Her silver medal in the Olympics is historic because this women’s featherweight division of boxing debuts only in this Tokyo Olympics, and she is the first silver medalist in the category. Rightfully, she deserves the reward from our chairman, Dr. Andrew L. Tan, for the pride she gives to the Filipino nation,” Atty. Harrison Paltongan, president, Suntrust Properties, Inc. said.