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Celebrities congratulate Olympics silver medalist Nesthy Petecio

Celebrities are sending their love to Nesthy Petecio as the boxer wins a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

On Instagram, many celebrities including Gil Cuerva, Ashley Ortega, and Rodjun Cruz expressed their pride over the boxer's feat.

Saab Magalona tweeted, "CONGRATULATIONS NESTHY!!!" while Gabbi Garcia wrote, "Nesthy for Silver!!! We are proud of you!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!"

Ice Seguerra shared a screenshot of Nesthy on his television screen. "SILVER!!!! Congratulations Nesthy for bringing pride to our country!!!! Thank you for the hard work," he wrote.

"'Yung pusooo ko nasa lalamunan ko the whole time. Taas noo, Nesthy!!! Taas noo, Piipinas (My heart was in my throat the whole time. Be proud, Nesthy!!! Be proud, Pilipinas)!!!"

Meanwhile, Voltes V director Mark Reyes shared photos of the boxer sharing a high-five with competitor Sena Irie of Japan. "This is what the Olympics is all about. Regardless of the outcome. Humanity wins at the end. Good job," he said.


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Nesthy bowed out to Sena Irie in the final round of the women's featherweight division held at the Kokugikan Arena. – Kaela Malig/RC, GMA News