Filipino teen Yulo wins men’s floor world title

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Teenager Carlos Edriel Yulo of the Philippines won the men’s floor title at the world gymnastics championships on Saturday, bettering the bronze he won last year.

The 19-year-old took gold with a winning margin of just 0.1 points ahead of silver medalist Artem Dolgopyat of Israel, while China’s Xiao Ruoteng claimed bronze in Stuttgart.

Russia’s all-around champion Nikita Nagornyy blew the chance to win a second gold in 24 hours after picking up a 0.3-point penalty to finish sixth.

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