CARLOS YULO BAGS GOLD, SILVER MEDAL IN 2021 FIG GYMNASTICS WORLD CHAMPS
Carlos Yulo finally redeemed himself after seizing the gold and silver medal in the vault and parallel bars final of the 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan.
Bringing the gold medal sets Yulo’s second world championship, after winning in the floor exercise in 2019 that sealed his spot in the Tokyo Olympics.
Looking back, a hefty penalty robbed Yulo of his world championship title in the floor exercise on Saturday.
And after such an upsetting error, Yulo finished with an average of 14.916 points, which was increased by 15.033 in his second vault, after scoring 14.800 points in his first vault.
“That was just poetry. Pretty as a picture for Carlos Yulo,” said the commentator after the second vault.
On the other hand, Japan’s Yonekura Hidenobu won the silver medal with an average of 14.866, while Israel’s Andrey Medvedev took home the bronze medal with an average of 14.649.
Moreover, Yulo bagged the silver medal in the parallel bars after registering 15.300, 8.900 for the execution and 6.400 difficulty.
While China’s Hu Xuwei, the sixth gymnast to participate in the event bagged the gold medal and Hu’s compatriot Shi Cong went for the bronze medal with a score of 15.066