Palace lauds Nesthy Petecio for bagging gold in boxing world championships

first_imgMANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday hailed Filipino boxer Nesthy Petecio for winning the featherweight division in the 2019 Aiba Women’s World Boxing Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia.“The Palace congratulates Filipino boxer Nesthy Petecio for winning the 2019 Aiba Women’s World Boxing Championships yesterday,” Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said in a statement.ADVERTISEMENT No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist Taal Volcano eruption: House to develop rehab plan for Batangas, Cavite, Laguna MOST READ Negros Occidental gov’t, church call for prayers for safety of Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)01:07Nothing wrong with raids on offices of progressive groups—Palace01:50Palace defends Duterte’s absences from Asean events01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown LOOK: Taal Volcano island 2 days after eruption Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worldscenter_img LOOK: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 3 takes you straight to hell with a Music Video and First Look-Images Francis Kong, Jason Magbanua headline ‘The School for the Passionate, New Bold U 2020’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Petecio’s victory became the country’s second gold in 24 hours after Carlos Yulo earlier bagged the Philippines’ first gold at the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship in Stuttgart, Germany. /jpvREAD: Olympics-bound Yulo wins historic gold for PH in world championships#ADVERTISEMENT “Our people are one in rejoicing Nesthy’s triumph after winning against her Russian opponent in the latter’s turf country. Indeed, it was a proud moment for Nesthy and the Philippines,” he added.Petecio beat Russia’s Liudmila Vorontsova by split decision.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4READ: Nesthy Petecio wins gold in boxing world championships“We expect Nesthy to shine even more in the coming Southeast Asian Games to be held in Manila next month as she carries the flag with full pride and honor in front of her countrymen. Mabuhay ang atletang Pilipino!” Panelo further said. Andray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai Sotto Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing down View commentslast_img