Carlos Yulo falls, tries to salvage Paris Olympics bid in flooring remaining

Philippines' Carlos Edriel Yulo performs during the men's qualifying session during the 52nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, in Antwerp, northern Belgium,

Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo performs through the males’s qualifying session through the 52nd FIG Inventive Gymnastics World Championships, in Antwerp, northern Belgium, on September 30, 2023. (Picture by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo did not advance to the boys’s particular person all-around remaining within the 2023 World Inventive Gymnastics Championships, considerably harming his bid to qualify for the Olympics.

Solely the highest eight after the person all-around {qualifications}–exterior of those that have already certified–will safe their slots for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Yulo’s final shot in Antwerp, Belgium is ending because the best-ranked athlete in flooring train, his pet occasion the place he was as soon as a world champion.  He’s at the moment ranked third and is on tempo to make the ultimate spherical.

The highest gymnasts in every equipment remaining shall be given a ticket to Paris.

In stunning vogue, Yulo bowed out of championship competition after tallying simply 67.76 factors in six routines. 

He fell on his again twice, registering zero factors in his pet occasion vault–the place he was additionally a world champion in 2021. 

After the 4 apparatuses, Yulo nonetheless appeared like he may crack the highest 24 that will advance to the subsequent spherical after tallying 14.66 factors in parallel bars, 14.6 in flooring train, 13.7 in horizontal bar and 13.23 in pommel horse.

His hopes of advancing to the subsequent part, nevertheless, got here crashing down after scoring solely 11.57 factors within the nonetheless rings.

Yulo’s poor outing on Sunday additionally signaled his first efficiency with out very long time coach Munehiro Kugimiya. Filipino coach Aldrin Castaneda is at the moment mentoring Yulo within the Antwerp tilt.

All hope isn’t misplaced for Philippine gymnastics’ probability for a Paris look as Aleah Finnegan and Kylee Kvamme compete within the ladies’s all-around occasions on Monday.

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