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Carlos Yulo fails to advance to floor exercise final in Tokyo Olympics

By: - Sports Editor / @ftjochoaINQ
/ 08:32 PM July 24, 2021
Philippines' Carlos Edriel Yulo competes in the floor event of the artistic gymnastics men's qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo on July 24, 2021.

Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo competes in the floor event of the artistic gymnastics men’s qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo on July 24, 2021. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

TOKYO—Carlos Yulo on Saturday failed to qualify for the floor exercise final, crashing out of the event on where he was expected to win the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.

Yulo fumbled a landing early in his routine, scoring low on execution to finish with 13.566 points.

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He finished 44th in floor exercise, his pet event. Only the top eight of each apparatus advance to the final.

Yulo, though, remained in the running for a medal in Tokyo after making the final of the vault event.

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