MANILA, Philippines – Make that five gold medals for Carlos Yulo in the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam.
Yulo wrapped up his SEA Games stint in style by bagging his fifth gold medal after ruling the men’s horizontal bar at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace in Hanoi on Monday, May 16.
The pint-sized gymnast garnered 13.867 points to share the gold with Vietnam star Dinh Phuong Thanh, who finished with the same score.
Another Vietnamese secured a podium spot as Le Thanh Tung (13.433) bagged bronze.
Expected to win at least four events in Vietnam, Yulo nearly tripled his gold tally from the 2019 SEA Games, where he ended up as the Philippines’ most bemedaled athlete with two golds and five silvers.
Yulo also pocketed a silver in the team all-around and landed at sixth in pommel horse. – Rappler.com