Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

2021 SEA Games

SEA Games: Yulo takes parallel bars silver, Finnegan places second in balance beam


Two more silvers added to the collection of the Philippine gymnastics team.

Aleah Finnegan and Caloy Yulo finished second for the national gymnasts in the women’s balance beam and men’s parallel bars, respectively, of the 31st Southeast Asian Games, Monday at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Finnegan earlier made a costly mistake in her beam routine during the individual all-around and apparatus qualifications. This time, she made sure her connections and tumbling passes would work.

Eventually, the Louisiana State University student-athlete ended with 12.367 – 0.200 behind eventual gold medalist Rachel Li Wen Yeoh of Malaysia.

For his part, Yulo paced the pack with 14.900 in the parallel bars, using the program that saw him take the silver in the last year’s World Gymnastics Championships.

The 23-year-old star’s lead carried on, before reigning Games champion Dinh Phuong Thanh pulled off a similarly impressive routine which overtook Yulo’s with 15.133.

Lucia Mari Manzano ended eighth in the balance beam with 10.000. Then Juancho Besana scored 11.900 to finish seventh in parallel bars.

#ReadMore  Kevin Belingon bracing for Bibiano Fernandes III, rest of bantamweights in 2019

Grew to appreciate various sports from tennis to judo. True-maroon kiddo since the new millennium. Fanboy. Singer. Occasional sports writer.


You May Also Like

Gymnastics

It was a double victory for Caloy Yulo in the night to end a fruitful Asian Championships. Yulo bagged another major title in parallel...

Gymnastics

Caloy Yulo, as expected, took another gold in Doha, Qatar. The reigning World champion in vault annexed the Asian title after topping the apparatus...

Gymnastics

Almost three years after his first-ever World title in floor exercise, Carlos Yulo finally bagged the elusive Asian gold. The 22-year-old gymnastic prodigy topped...

Gymnastics

Caloy Yulo bagged another historic first. The 22-year-old gymnastics prodigy finished second in the men’s individual all-around in the 9th Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships,...

2021 SEA Games

Caloy Yulo ended his second Southeast Asian Games stint with a flourish. The 22-year-old gymnastics star wrapped up the 31st Southeast Asian Games with...

2021 SEA Games

The world champion came out to take it all. Caloy Yulo showed why he captured the men’s vault title in last year’s World Championships...

2021 SEA Games

After missing on the gold three years ago, Caloy Yulo made sure to claim the still rings gold this time. The 22-year-old gymnastics star...

2021 SEA Games

Aleah Finnegan continues to impress in her debut for the Philippines. The 19-year-old Fil-American gymnast captured her first-ever individual gold for the country with...

Advertisement