Filipinos celebrate Carlos Yulo’s ‘stunning and riveting’ golden performance

Kaye Cabal

This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article.

Filipinos celebrate Carlos Yulo’s ‘stunning and riveting’ golden performance
For the first time ever, the Philippine national anthem gets played in the world gymnastics stage as Carlos Edriel Yulo becomes the first Filipino world gymnastics champion

MANILA, Philippines – Another great day to be a Filipino. 

Just days after securing a slot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 19-year-old Carlos Edriel Yulo made history by winning a gold medal in the men’s floor exercise of the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.


For the first time ever, the Philippine national anthem was played in the world gymnastics stage as Yulo became the first Filipino world gymnastics champion.


Filipinos were right there to celebrate this proud moment on social media. 




Much-needed hope for the country

Some users also appreciated Yulo’s historic win, thanking him for bringing pride, hope, and positivity to the country.



More support from the government

In the midst of celebration, some users also shared their thoughts on how the Philippine government should improve their support for national athletes, and how Filipinos should support more athletes excelling in sports apart from basketball, volleyball, or boxing.




Here are more tweets celebrating Yulo’s win:

– Rappler.com

Add a comment

Sort by

There are no comments yet. Add your comment to start the conversation.

Summarize this article with AI
Download the Rappler App!
Face, Person, Human

author

Kaye Cabal

Kaye Cabal leads Rappler’s Digital Communications team and has been with Rappler since 2014. Her interest in and dedication to social media grew deeper with her love and passion for Philippine sports. She is a BS Development Communication graduate of UP Los Baños.