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Nesthy Petecio marches to Olympic boxing gold-medal match

Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio delivered a 4-1 split decision win in the semifinals to put herself a win away from Philippine boxing’s maiden Olympic gold.

Petecio showed that height will never be a problem for her as she defeated Italy’s Irma Testa, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 28-29, to advance to the final of the women’s featherweight event.

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