Pinoy gymnast Carlo Yulo makes history, bags bronze in Qatar
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 02, 2018 10:13 PM
Bronze medalist Carlos Edriel Yulo of the Philippines performs in the Men's Floor Final of the Gymnastics World Championships at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Filipino gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo made history after claiming bronze in the Men's Floor Exercisce Final of the Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Doha, Qatar Friday evening (PHI time).
The 18-year-old Yulo finished with a score of 14.600 to secure the Philippines’ first-ever medal in the international meet.
Artur Dalaloyan of Russia garnered 14.900 to reign supreme, while former world champion Kenzo Shirai of Japan was close behind with 14.866 to settle for silver.
Yulo placed fourth in the initial qualifying round for the Floor event Final.
Prior to Yulo's win, the Phiippines has never won a medal, nor reached the final of the World Gymnastics Championship.