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Tokyo-bound EJ Obiena caps indoor season campaign with a bronze medal

Tokyo-bound EJ Obiena caps indoor season campaign with a bronze medal

https://www.facebook.com/EJObiena/photos/a.1510095022621619/2630392370591873/ By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Pole vaulter EJ Obiena capped of his indoor season campaign with a bronze-medal finish in the prestigious Copernicus Cup 2021 at the Arena Torun in Poland early Thursday. Obiena, one of the country’s four qualifiers to the Tokyo Olympics, cleared the 5.80-meter barrier to settle for third behind American two-time world […]

Athletics chief eyes 3 more Tokyo slots

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) is hoping that three of its athletes will clinch berths to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics set July 3 to Aug. 8. PATAFA President Philip Ella Juico said tracksters Eric and Kristina Knott, and pole vaulter Natalie Uy – all national record-holders and based in […]

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Juico, athletics president, updates media on Obiena, other PH bets

Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) President Philip Ella Juico gives an update on the Filipino tracksters’ bid for the coming Tokyo Olympics in Tuesday’s session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) online Forum. Juico will talk about the preparations being done by Olympic-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the other tracksters as well […]

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Obiena shatters PH indoor mark in placing second at Poland meet

https://www.facebook.com/EJObiena/videos/179023073612885 By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Olympic-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena produced his best performance to date by shattering his national indoor record in the Orlen Cup Lodz at the Atlas Arena in Poland early Saturday. Obiena cleared 5.86 meters on his third attempt, surpassing his previous indoor mark of 5.80m he performed at the ISTAF Berlin […]

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Pole vaulter Obiena wins another gold in Germany

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Pole vaulter EJ Obiena is indeed on fire. The Olympic-bound Obiena capped his wondrous week in Germany with another gold medal performance at the PSD Bank Indoor Meeting in Dortmund, Germany Sunday night. The 25-year-old Obiena prevailed over German Oleg Zernikel in a jumpoff at 5.68m after both posted 5.65m on their […]

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By Kristel Satumbaga Olympic-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena bettered his own Philippine record in finishing fifth in the tough Karlsruhe World Indoor Tour Meeting Friday in Germany. Obiena cleared 5.62 meters to surpass his mark of 5.43m which he posted at the 18th International Pole Vault Meeting in Potsdam, Germany in 2017. The 25-year-old PH bet […]

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