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PH bet Nesthy Petecio assured of bronze in Aiba world women’s boxing

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:59 PM October 10, 2019

FILE – PH boxer Nesthy Petecio. /PH ASIAN GAMES MEDIA POOL

MANILA, Philippines—Nesthy Petecio is headed to the semifinals after a dominant decision win over Japan’s Sena Irie, 4-1, in the featherweight quarterfinals of the  Aiba World Women’s Boxing Championships Thursday at Sports Complex in Ulan Ude, Russia.

The victory gave Petecio, who is assured of a bronze medal, massive retribution since losing to Irie in the Asian Boxing Championships in April this year in Bangkok.

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“I felt I wasn’t in top form in Thailand,” said Petecio. “This time I prepared diligently for the tournament.”

Petecio is set to face England’s Kariss Artingstall in the semifinals on Friday.

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