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Palace hails Carlos Yulo's victory at world championships

Palace hails Carlos Yulo's victory at world championships
Philippines' Carlos Edriel Yulo competes in the parallel bars event at the men's apparatus finals during the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Kitakyushu City Gymnasium in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka prefecture on October 24, 2021. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo competes in the parallel bars event at the men’s apparatus finals during the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Kitakyushu City Gymnasium in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka prefecture on October 24, 2021. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines — The Palace on Monday hailed the gold medal win of Filipino athlete Carlos Yulo at the 2021 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Kitakyushu City Gymnasium in Japan.

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Yulo’s victory is proof of the skills of Filipino athletes.

“Binabati namin si Carlos Yulo sa kanyang nasungkit na gintong medalya sa men’s vault at silver medal sa parallel bars event sa 50th FIG  Artistics Gymnastics World Championships sa Japan. Congratulations, patunay ito ng galing ng ating atletang Pilipino,” Roque said.

(We would like to greet Carlos Yulo for clinching the gold medal at the men’s vault event and silver medal in the silver medal sa parallel bars event of the 50th FIG  Artistics Gymnastics World Championships in Japan. Congratulations, this is proof of the skills of Filipino athletes.)

House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco likewise congratulated Yulo for hoisting “the Philippine flag high” in the international stage.

“Huge congratulations to Carlos Edriel Yulo for his stunning performance at the 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan, winning gold and silver medals in the men’s vault and parallel bars events, respectively,” Velasco said in a statement.

“Once again, you have hoisted the Philippine flag high. We are proud of you, Caloy. Mabuhay ang atletang Pinoy! (Long live Filipino athletes)” Velasco added.

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