11/2/2018 10:30:31 PM (GMT+3)

Yulo reacts after winning maiden medal for Philippines in the Worlds

Yulo reacts after winning maiden medal for Philippines in the Worlds

DOHA: Comments from Carlos Edriel Yulo of the Philippines he won bronze on floor exercise in the men’s apparatus finals at Aspire Dome on Friday.

On his performance, and becoming the first gymnast from the Philippines to win a World Championships medal:

“I did not expect to be on the podium today. I am very proud that I won a medal for my country. There was some pressure. It was not the best performance, but I kept my composure and did what I do in training, that’s all.”

On living and training in Japan:

“I have been living and training in Japan for two-and-a-half years. I also study there. Sometimes, I train with the Japanese team. My Japanese coach helped me go there. I visit my family from time to time. I do my best to win medals for my country.”