Tough routine wins Capellan another gymnastics gold

first_imgMarcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ “I did a lot of power tumblings,” said Capellan of his multiple somersaults that thrilled the judges at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Center Hall 6.“I have that routine in my mind and I know exactly what to do,” said the 23-year-old Capellan, who retained the crown he won two years go in Singapore.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Reyland Capellan celebrates his gold medal win in Gymnastics in the 2017 SEA Games. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES POOLThe Masbate native said he was feeling nervous at the start of the competition, because “everybody is doing well, they are all good.”But Capellan, who competed in the World Championships in Glasgow in 2015, went for jumps that carried high levels of difficulty. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) SEA Games: Bata, dela Cruz bow out in English billiards 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal LATEST STORIES KUALA LUMPUR — Reyland Capellan has been practicing the same routine every day for the past two years.And when it mattered the most, practice made perfect. His routine, highlighted by a lot of high-score power jumps, won him the 29th Southeast Asian Games men’s artistic gymnastics floor exercise gold medal Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Teen gunned down in Masbate Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Reyland Capellan competes in the men’s floor exercise event of the gymnastics competition of the 29th Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at the MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur. Capelan scored 13.950 points to win the gold medal. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES POOLHe totaled 13.950 points, enough to beat host Malaysia’s Zul Bahrin Bin Mat Asri (13.750) and Thailand’s Tikumporn Surintornta (13.600). The Philippines’ other entry in the final, 18-year-old novice John Matthew Vergara, finished eighth.“I’m very proud of what I did, because I trained very hard, but before the competition I was very very nervous,” said Capellan who will still compete in vault on Wednesday.Already he is thinking of his training for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. “We are forming a team for the Olympic training,” he said.His coach Aldrin Castaneda said Capellan and Vergara are being groomed to form that training team.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View commentslast_img read more

Pochettino wanted as Man United to axe Mourinho if club miss out on Champions League

first_img 2 BEST OF Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade And, according to The Sun, United are ready to ‘head in a different direction’ if they miss out on European football’s top table.The club’s prime target to replace Mourinho is Mauricio Pochettino, the Tottenham manager, who has long been tracked by those in power at Old Trafford. United chiefs remain keen on bringing Pochettino to Old Trafford Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Manchester United have already targeted Jose Mourinho’s replacement, with the current manager likely to be sacked if the club miss out on next season’s Champions League.Failure to qualify for Europe’s elite club competition could see Mourinho axed by Red Devils chiefs, and that is looking a likely event given the Old Trafford club are down in eighth – a huge seven points off the top four. REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move RANKED 2 huge blow Latest Football News Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Mourinho has been under pressure for much of the season Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury MONEY REPLY ADVICE shining However, it is believed Untied will struggle to tempt the Argentine away from Spurs given he penned a new contract with his current club earlier this year. Daniel Levy, the Tottenham chairman, is also expected to do all he can to keep Pochettino in north London as the Lilywhites’ move to their new stadium moves ever closer.Mourinho himself is believed to be angered by the set-up at United, with their ‘second rate’ standards well below many of their Premier League rivals. no dice Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED Sunday’s defeat to local rivals City in the Manchester derby kept the Red Devils in eighth, below both Bournemouth and Watford on goal difference. As well as being seven points off the top four, United are also a staggering 12 points behind Pep Guardiola’s league leaders.last_img read more