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Nesthy Petecio stamps class to reclaim featherweight gold in SEA Games

Nesthy Petecio SEA Games 2023

Southeast Asian Video games – Boxing – Chroy Changvar Conference Centre Corridor G, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Could 14, 2023 Philippines’ Nesthy Alcayde Petecio reacts after profitable gold towards Indonesia’s Ratna Sari Devi within the ladies’s 57kg class REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

PHNOM PENH—Nesthy Petecio taught Indonesia’s Ratna Sari Devi a neat lesson in boxing on the way in which to reclaiming her ladies’s featherweight title on the thirty second Southeast Asian Video games.

The Tokyo Olympics silver medalist fired shells with pinpoint accuracy all through the one-sided contest, fetching her one other gold medal in these Video games after topping the identical division within the 2019 version in Manila.

Petecio, nonetheless, felt unhealthy that youthful brother Norlan ended up with a silver medal within the males’s welterweight finals encounter towards a vastly skilled Bunjong Sinsiri of Thailand.

“I made certain to win this combat for my brother,’’ stated Petecio, who capped an excellent marketing campaign for Workforce Philippines atop the ring by capturing the nation’s fourth gold medal.

Paul Bascon (males’s light-weight), Carlo Paalam (bantamweight) and Ian Clark Bautista (featherweight) likewise received gold medals of their respective divisions.

Filipino boxers closed out their stint right here supported by the Philippine Sports activities Fee and the Philippine Olympic Committee with 4 golds, 5 silvers and one bronze.

John Marvin suffered the identical destiny as Norlan Petecio within the gentle heavyweight class whereas flyweight Rogen Ladon, bantamweight Irish Magno, gentle welter Riza Pasuit and Petecio additionally dropped their finals matches.


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