Yulo Bags Gold
Carlos Edriel Yulo (center), Dinh Phuong Thanh (left), and Le Thanh Tung (right) show their respective medals during the awarding ceremonies of the individual all around competition of the men’s artistic gymnastics.
Ph’s Yulo Bags Gold In Mag Individual All Around
December 1, 2019
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 19-year old gymnastics teen sensation Carlos Edriel Yulo adds another
accomplishment to his impressive resume as he ruled the individual all around event during the first day
of the men’s artistic gymnastics competition of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games here in the Rizal
Memorial Coliseum, this city.
Yulo, who ruled the floor exercise of the World Championship a few months ago in Stuttgart, bested his two Vietnamese counterparts by gathering an accumulated score of 84.900 points to give the Philippines another gold medal in this 11-nation biennial meet.
Vietnamese gymnast Dinh Phuong Thanh settled for the silver medal with an accumulated score of 82.350 points while fellow Vietnamese Le Thanh Tung gathered a score of 81.700 good enough for third place.
Yulo topped in four out of six apparatus namely floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, and horizontal bars. He will have a chance to haul more medals as he is set to compete in the apparatus events of the men’s artistic gymnastics on December 3 to 4.
Meanwhile, the women’s artistic gymnastics competition will commence tomorrow, December 2, featuring the individual all around event also here in the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.
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