‘I’m speechless,’ says Filipino teen gymnast Carlos Yulo after his ancient feat at the 2019 World Ingenious Gymnastics Championships in Germany
Published 9:forty seven PM, October thirteen, 2019
Updated 2:forty seven PM, October 14, 2019
UNEXPECTED. Carlos Yulo defies the odds to cop the country’s first ever gold medal within the World Ingenious Gymnastics Championshps. Listing from Jat Tenorio/Crimson Ox Media Events
STUTTGART, Germany – Filipino world gymnastics champion Carlos Yulo rose to the event and carried out the impossible right via his golden performance within the 2019 World Ingenious Gymnastics Championships ground exercise final.
The 19-12 months-feeble had felt that the earn of eventual silver medalist Artem Dolgopyat appeared tricky to surpass, yet Yulo pulled off a technically sophisticated routine to edge the Israeli bet by zero.1 point within the final round on Saturday, October 12 . (FAST FACTS: Who’s gymnast Carlos Yulo?)
“I’m speechless because I didn’t query to eliminate because I believed the Israeli’s earn used to be a ways too excessive,” admitted Yulo. “Nonetheless I desired to show all individuals what I could well also attain, so I upright desired to achieve my supreme. Talagang napakasaya ko po (Which skill I’m basically pleased).”
Yulo efficiently carried out a double straight with a full twist and capped off his a success routine with a orderly triple twist that merited him a earn of 15.300, surpassing Dolgopyat’s 15.200 earn. (WATCH: Carlos Yulo flashes ‘dynamic, magnificent’ Worlds routine)
Moreover playing a valuable problem within the victory used to be the level of plan back of Yulo’s routine – the absolute best amongst the entries at 6.500 to Dolgopyat’s 6.Four hundred – that proved to be the a success edge.
“I’m pleased for Caloy (Yulo’s nickname) because all his labor and sacrifice paid off,” said his Japanese mentor Munehiro Kugimiya. “With no doubt he has performed greater in apply so I was confident about his performance.”
All over the put up-tournament interview, Yulo paid tribute to Kugimiya by taking off the gold medal and draping it during the Japanese mentor’s neck. (WATCH: A bubbly 12-12 months-feeble Carlos Yulo shares his medal hopes)
The golden elevate out moreover ensured that Gymnastics Association of the Philippines (GAP) protege will witness action in two men’s creative gymnastics events within the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Yulo secured the Olympics berth for the boys’s all-around tournament as early as Monday, October 7 (Tuesday, October eight, Philippine time) when he done 18th within the qualifiers, and underscored that the feat used to be no fluke when he placed tenth within the finals final Friday.
“I’m a tiny tremulous now,” admitted Yulo, vivid that he would be a marked man within the tournament within the Tokyo Olympics.
“Caloy’s victory can contain a enormous affect on Philippine gymnastics since he has confirmed that we are in a position to assassinate world champions within the game,” GAP president Cynthia Carrion identified. “We hope that we are going to earn extra supporters for the game now along with his success.”
Philippine Sports Charge chairman Butch Ramirez and Philippine Olympic Committee president Bambol Tolentino heaped reward on Yulo’s performance.
“We are overjoyed with the golden performance with Yulo at the sphere championships,” said Ramirez.
“We would esteem to congratulate Caloy Yulo and the Gymnastics Association of the Philippines in producing a worldwide champion. His labor and dedication paid off,” echoed Tolentino. “His accomplishment ought to inspire our a amount of athletes to achieve correctly within the Thirtieth Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in December.”
Yulo – who’s one amongst Philippines’ flag-bearer nominees within the 2019 Southeast Asian Games – will witness action within the regional biennial meet the assign he objectives to sweep all creative gymnastics events.
The SEA Games gymnastics match will seemingly be held on December 1 to 9 at the Rizal Memorial Sports Advanced in Manila. – Rappler.com