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2020 Tokyo Olympics

Boxing’s Nesthy Petecio, Pianar, Ogayre enter Calambubble

Nesthy Petecio was one of the early birds from the boxing team who arrived in Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna Friday.

Petecio, together with fellow pugilists Marjon Pianar and Junmilardo Ogayre, left Davao at 8:00AM and arrived in Manila two hours later. The trio immediately headed to Calamba.

Also expected to arrive later in the day are Carlo Paalam, Marvin Tabamo, John Paul Panuayan, Mario Fernandez, Aira Villegas, Analyn Cellon, and Josie Gabuco.

National boxing team coaches will also soon arrive.

Irish Magno, who had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, arrives on Saturday.

The rest of the squad, namely Ian Clark Bautista, James Palicte, Jere Dela Cruz, and Riza Pasuit, head to Calamba on Monday.

Eumir Marcial, on the other hand, has opted to train in the States under Freddie Roach.

The national karate and taekwondo teams arrive this weekend as well.

The three national teams will be in the Calambubble for 90 days as they prepare for their respective Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

Gilas Pilipinas has been in the bubble since last Sunday.

Officials from the Philippine Sports Commission also arrived Friday.

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