Gymnastics Philippines Carlo Yulo to receive PSA President’s Award
Above all big surprises come in small packages. Carlo Yulo provided one of the greatest moments in Philippine sports in the year.
That has just passed as the diminutive 19-year-old made history. After winning the gold in the men’s floor exercise of the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
In addition, the feat made Yulo the first Filipino and male gymnast from Southeast Asia to claim gold in the world stage. Similarly, it was a twin feat for the 4-foot-11 Manila-born gymnast as he likewise secured a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Gymnastics Philippines Yulo is a world champion
Carlo Yulo has won the Men’s Floor exercise world title with a score of 15.3000. In conclusion, the Historic moment marks the first time in South East Asian History a world title has been won in this event.
1. We qualified a gymnast for the Olympics!
2. First time ever to qualify a gymnast in the Individual All-Around Final of any World Championship.
3. Our first-ever World Championship Gold Medal on any Apparatus.
Gymnastics Philippines – Carlo Yulo Qualifies for 2020 Olympics
In other words and then there was 2, Carlo Yulo 2nd Filipino to Qualify for Olympics
Well Done to Carlos Yulo, Gymnastics Association of the Philippines and GAP President CC. Norton.
In conclusion, Carlos Yulo qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, for all-around ( 6 apparatus ).
In addition, Yulo was one of 12 athletes who secured a berth in the Olympics through the 49th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.
Above all the 19-year-old Yulo placed 16th in the individual all-around qualification to secure the Tokyo berth
Similarly Ernest Obiena – EJ Obiena passed the Olympic qualifying standard for pole vault in athletics meets in Italy in September.
Gymnastics Philippines SEA Games Updates
Will be played December 1 to 9 at World Trade Centre Halls, Metro Manila
Gymnastics Philippines and Dance Sports Philippines Gymnastics Adds 2 Golds for the Philippines: Capellan claims 4th Gold for the Philippines defends title
Reynald Yuson Capellan successfully defended his SEA Games title in Men’s Artistic Floor. In conclusion, Capellan ended with 13.950 points. Above all his win increases the Philippine Medal Tally to 4 Golds, 6 Silvers and 6 Bronzes. Capellan Gold in Singapore in 2015 ended a 10-year drought for the Philippines and he proved it was no fluke today.
However, Capellan, 23 started in Taekwondo but shifted to Gymnastics.
However, the second surprise came when Kaitlin De Guzman took Gold in the uneven Bars Gymnastics with 12.875 points. In the 2015 SEA Games, Tan Ing Yueh of Malaysia won from Ava Verdaflor of the Philippines and Farah Ann Abdul Hadi. However, the 17-year-old Filam from Rowlett, Texas played in her first SEA Games filling in for the injured Verdaflor.
Above all none could be happier than Gymnastic President Cynthia Carreon Norton who celebrated her birthday a few days ago. In other words, now has 46 more golds left to reach her Pre-SEA Games estimate.
In conclusion, Gymnastics Promised 2 Golds and delivered. However maybe they won’t keep to their promise and deliver more.
*Results Posted Later