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Teen gymnast Carlos Yulo makes PH history with bronze in world championships

/ 11:20 AM November 03, 2018

Carlos Edriel Yulo of The Philippines competes on the floor exercise during day nine of the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships at the Aspire Dome on November 2, 2018 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP)

Carlos Yulo won a historic bronze medal for the Philippines in the 2018 FIG Artistic World Championships Friday at Aspire Academy Dome in Doha, Qatar.

The 18-year-old Yulo, the youngest among all participants, bagged the country’s first medal in the world championship.

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Yulo tallied 14.600 points to wind up on the podium in the men’s floor final.

Artur Dalaloyan of Russia took home the gold medal with 14.900 points while Kenzo Shirai of Japan was a close second with 14.866 points.

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