- She earned 9.133 execution points on her vault. Although her landing was not as smooth as her first vault, the three gymnasts that competed after her failed to perform better than her.
- Her father, Yeo Hong-chul, won a silver medal in the vault at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta while representing the Republic of Korea in artistic gymnastics, according to her Olympic profile.
- “My first vault was so good that I started thinking too much about matching that with my second vault,” Yeo said. “That’s why I made mistakes. But I have no regrets (about not winning gold). I am satisfied with this result.”
- While her father is happy that they are Korea’s first father-daughter duo to medal, he stated that he is “happier that she’s the first female gymnast from Korea to win a medal” and that he was “hoping for gold,” but he thinks the “bronze medal will motivate her even more.”
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- Titled “Yeo Seo-jeong,” it consists of a handspring forward followed by a salto forward with a 720-degree twist.
- The move was added to the Code of Points by the International Gymnastics Federation in June 2019 after she first performed it at the 2019 Korea Cup in Jeju, South Korea.
- It is a variation of a move her father performed, which ends in a 900-degree twist rather than the 720-degree one. He has two techniques named after him, reported Arirang News.
- The young gymnast began the sport in 2010 and was inspired by her parents, who built a balance beam on the balcony of their apartment.
- She trains up to eight hours a day, six days a week and wants to “claim the gold” that her father missed at the 1996 Olympic Games.
- She has been called the “Princess of Vault,” “Fairy of Vault” and “Crybaby.”