#1 fan! Carlos Yulo and his mom share embrace after gymnast earns gold medal

  • Carlos Yulo received a warm embrace from his mother Angelina when he received his gold medal
  • Many netizens sent them messages of congratulations
  • The young gymnast earned his first gold in the Men’s Individual All-Around Category

Carlos Yulo and his mother, Angelica shared a sweet embrace after he received his first gold medal at the 30th SEA Games.

Image by Angelica Yulo

There’s nothing like an embrace from your mother after you receive an award or recognition. For Carlos Yulo, his mother’s embrace after he was awarded a gold medal was part of his sweet reward.

Dubbed as the “Golden Boy,” Carlos was reaping medals for gymnastics at the 30th SEA Games. When the young gymnast secured a gold medal in the Men’s Individual All-Around Category, his mother was his number one fan cheering for him. Photos of Mommy Angelica giving Carlos a tight embrace as the gymnast shows off his gold medal quickly made the rounds online.

Many netizens reacted with warm messages of congratulations not just for Carlos but for his mother as well. Netizen S. Landigin wrote, “Congrats! Nakaka-in love na iyong anak na ganito magbibigay ng kasiyahan sa magulang.”

Another netizen commented, “Suwerteng Ina. Congratulations sana lahat ng anak ay makapagpasaya ng magulang.” Netizen L. Lopez said, “Congrats Caloy! You make us proud and to your mom too.”

Image by Angelica Yulo

Carlos’ impressive performance as clearly made many Filipinos in awe. He scored a total of 84.900 points in six routines: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars, and horizontal bar. He ended the 30th SEA Games with 2 gold and 5 silver medals.

Back in October, Carlos bagged a gold medal in the floor exercise in the men’s apparatus finals at the Gymnastics World Championships in Germany. His mother, Angelina, couldn’t believe that her son received such achievement.