Nesthy Petecio (born April 11, 1992) is a Filipina boxer. As of January 1, 2015, she is number 2 at the Women's 57 kg. category at the Amateur International Boxing Association's ranking.
Early Life and education
Nesthy Petecio was born to Teodoro and Prescilla Petecio. Her father Teodoro was a farmer while her mother Prescilla is a housewife.
Petecio first took up boxing at age 7. She was taught by her father at their home in Tuban. Her family moved in Davao City when her father got a job at Illuminada Farms in Davao City. She took up the sport so that she can help her family.
She attended Rizal Technological University for her higher education.
In Davao City, She was recruited to be part of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines-Calinan boxing team which was set to participate in the 2007 Smart National Youth and Women's Open Boxing Championships in Cagayan de Oro. Petecio won the gold at the women's 50 kg. category and gained a slot in the national women's boxing team at age 15.
She competed at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
- 2015 World Championships results
- Defeated Manel Meharzi (Algeria) PTS (3–0)
- Defeated Maryna Malovana (Ukraine) PTS (3–0)
- Defeated Lu Qiong (China) PTS (3–0)
- Defeated Tiara Brown (United States) PTS (3–0)
- Lost to Zinaida Dobrynina (Russia) PTS (0–2)
- 2014 Asian Games results
- Defeated Gulzhaina Ubbiniyazova (Kazakhstan) PTS (3–0)
- Loss to Yin Junhua (China) PTS (0–3)