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Pinoy teen Yulo wins men's floor world title at world gymnastics championships

STUTTGART, Germany - Teenager Carlos Edriel Yulo of the Philippines won the men's floor title at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships on Saturday, bettering the bronze he won last year.


The Philippines' Carlos Yulo shows his form during the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. The 19-year-old Yulo won the men's floor title. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay


The 19-year-old took gold with a winning margin of just 0.1 points ahead of silver medallist Artem Dolgopyat of Israel, while China's Xiao Ruoteng claimed bronze in Stuttgart.

Russia's all-around champion Nikita Nagornyy blew the chance to win a second gold in 24 hours after picking up a 0.3-point penalty to finish sixth. — Agence France-Presse