MANILA, Philippines – Nesthy Petacio, silver-medalist in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games assured 17M worth of cash prizes and rewards.
This comes after Nesthy Petecio was defeated in the women’s featherweight final match in Tokyo on Tuesday by Sena Irie of Japan. The 29-year-old fighter is still taking home over 17M cash rewards.
Here is the list of Nesthy’s rewards and incentives:
- Php 5M cash from Government
- As amended by Law (Republic Act No. 10699)
- Php 5M cash from Manuel V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation
- Php 5M cash from Ramon Ang (San Miguel Corporation)
- Php 2M cash from Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero
- Php 10M worth of Suntrust Condominium Unit in Davao City
- Php 2.5M worth of House and Lot in Caliya, Candelaria
- Lifetime 60,000 miles per year free flights from Philippine Airlines
- 5 years Unlimited Flights in AirAsia
Despite not winning the gold medal, Nesthy expressed her gratitude to everyone who supported and prayed for her boxing journey.
“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.”
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. 🤗❤🙏 pic.twitter.com/7WJxrNHb9c
— Nesthy Petecio 🥊🇵🇭 (@nesthypetecio11) August 3, 2021
Here are some of the random netizen’s reactions:
No apologies needed, idol. Mabuhay ka!
— Arnold C. Liwanag (@ArnoldLiwanag) August 3, 2021
Silver yan Nesthy! Karangalan yan ng bansa at ng bawat Pilipino! Proud na proud kami sa inyo
— SUPERXAYN (@xaynmartin) August 3, 2021
No apologies needed! Proud na proud kami sayo. Dinala mo ang bansa natin sa podium. 🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭
Mabuhay ka. 👊🏻👊🏻👊🏻👊🏻
— Judy🇵🇭 (@judy_0213) August 3, 2021
hala sobrang laking bagay na yung makasali ka sa olympics para irepresent ang ph tas naka SILVER pa 🤍🤍 thank you so much po mabuhay kayo
— aly (@araqalang_) August 3, 2021
YOU RAISED OUR FLAG HIGH AND MADE THE COUNTRY SO PROUD REGARDLESS. Mabuhay ka, Nesthy!!! The Philippines is proud of your historical feat 🇵🇭
— ➳ For The Lady Spikers ➳ (@MissEverywhere_) August 3, 2021
Your Silver and efforts will never be “lang” for us. You are Gold, and the Silver medal finish is more than enough. The nation is very proud of you! @nesthypetecio11
🇵🇭💜💪🏼#Tokyo2020 #LabanPilipinas #OnwardAndUpwardParis2024
— PurpleHearted💜 (@FanGirlAimee) August 3, 2021
You did great! You bring pride and joy to our country! Chin up and be proud of yourself Nesthy 💪 We are so proud of you Kababayan! More powers and stay stroooong 💜
— Kah⁷🧈 ᴾᵀᴰ 💃 (@Kahvalenzuela1) August 3, 2021
Hindi mo kailangang mag-sorry, Nesthy! Gumawa ka ng kasaysayan para sa Pilipinas. Tiwala kami sa iyong galing at tapang. Sabi mo nga noon, hindi tayo hihinto hanggang walang ginto. Laban, Nesthy! Padayon! ✊ 🇵🇭
— TJ Cipriano 🌏 (@bigbrotherteej) August 3, 2021
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