Palace celebrates Yulo’s gold win at World Championships
By Prince Golez
Malacañang hailed on Sunday Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo for winning the gold medal in the men’s floor exercise at 49th FIG World Artistic Championships held in Stuttgart, Germany.
“We at the PCOO salute the talent and determination to succeed displayed by Carlos Yulo with his gold medal win at the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships,” Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said.
Andanar noted that Yulo made the Philippines proud by being the first Filipino to win a gold medal in the event.
“It is truly a historic event and we celebrate Yulo’s win with all our fellow Filipinos. We expect great things from this talented young man at the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics,” the Palace official said.
Yulo earlier qualified to compete in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he placed 18th in the individual all-around qualification of the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships for the men’s division.