CARLO Paalam is not ready to say goodbye.
We know, we know. We’re sure dozens of headlines and ledes have already written this exact same line throughout Carlo Paalam’s up and coming career. But it hits harder now that Paalam defeated Shakhobidin Zoirov — a defending Olympic, world, and Asian champion — to move on to the semis.
You know what that means: Another guaranteed Olympic medal.
On Twitter, Carlo Paalam quickly trended with 12,000 tweets and counting within 30 minutes of his win.
Many of the tweets and reactions, of course, went for the pun:
What a journey for Carlo Paalam
Fourth medal in the bag!
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