Carrion: Yulo needs two 5.60 in difficulty
Manila Bulletin|July 31, 2021
Carlos Yulo needs to pull off a degree of difficulty of at least 5.60 each in both vaults during the event’s final on Monday, Aug. 2 to contend for a medal in the XXXII Olympiad at the Ariake Gymnastics Center here.
TITO S. TALAO

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And the country’s gymnastics hope has to make sure his landing “sticks” at the end of the postflight, says gymnastics president Cynthia Carrion-Norton.

“The technical people told me that as long as Caloy sticks to the floor and he doesn’t go like this,” says Carrion-Norton, demonstrating a slight wobble of the legs, “and then gets that difficulty score in the two vaults, he has a shot.”

Carrion-Norton says she relayed the information to Yulo’s Japanese coach, Munehiro Kugimiya, telling him, “Coach Mune, try to make both 5.60. After all, you still have a few days left.”

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