Romualdez: Yulo win confidence booster for Paris Olympics

House Majority Leader and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin G. Romualdez on Tuesday said the historic victory of Carlos Yulo at the 2021 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Kitakyushu City Gymnasium in Japan will serve as a huge confidence booster for the country’s quest to win gold medals in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The Philippines’ Carlos Edriel Yulo is shown after competing 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. AFP
Romualdez congratulated Yulo for bringing another pride and glory for the Philippines after winning a gold medal in the vault finals and a silver medal in the parallel bars finals of the 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships on Sunday.

The 21-year-old Filipino artistic gymnast Carlos Yulo was recognized as the first Filipino to capture multiple medals at the world championships.

“Your victory will boost the country’s campaign to win gold medals in the 2024 Paris Olympics,” Romualdez, chairman of the House committee on rules, said.

“Congratulations to Carlos Yulo for winning gold and silver medals at the 2021 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships,” Romualdez, president of the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats, said.

“Your achievements inspired many Filipinos to soar to greater heights and achieve great success in life. Salamat sa iyong mga sakripisyo at pagbibigay ng karangalan sa bansa,” Romualdez, a lawyer from the

University of the Philippines and president of the Philippine Constitution Association or one of the most prestigious organizations of legal luminaries in the country.

Topics: Martin Romualdez , FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships , Carlos Yulo , Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats
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