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Obiena nabs gold in Germany tilt, sets Philippine outdoor record anew

He shattered a previous record he also set in 2019 when he cleared 5.81m in Chiara, Italy when he became the first Filipino to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJun 12th, 2021

EJ Obiena sets new record, strikes gold in Germany

Pole vaulter EJ Obiena broke the Philippine outdoor record after tallying 5.85 meters at the Jump and Play tournament in Mossingen, Germany early Saturday. Obiena struck gold in the meet after breaking his previous-best 5.81 meters in Chiarri, Italy where he qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. He has improved from his season-best 5.80 meter finish […] The post EJ Obiena sets new record, strikes gold in Germany appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Obiena wins gold, breaks Philippine record

EJ Obiena is fast turning into a legitimate Tokyo Olympics medal contender after coming through with a record-breaking performance and capturing the gold in the “Jump and Fly” competition in Mossingen, Germany yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Obiena strikes anew, nails gold in Germany

Tokyo-bound EJ Obiena geared up for a much-awaited showdown with the world’s pole vault titans headed by reigning world champion and record-holder Armand Duplantis of Sweden by topping the PSD Bank Indoor Meet in Dortmund, Germany yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2021

Obiena wins in Berlin, smashes PH record again

In just one attempt, Tokyo Olympics-bound Ernest John “EJ” Obiena broke the Philippine national record again, winning the gold medal in the men’s pole vault action of the Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) competitions in Berlin, Germany. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

EJ Obiena wins gold in Berlin tilt, breaks own pole vault record

MANILA, Philippines—EJ Obiena scratched off two achievements in one tiff after he topped the pole vault event of the Internationales Stadionfest Indoor athletics meet at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin Friday. The Philippine representative to the Tokyo Olympics cleared 5.80 meters to take the gold and, in the process, shattered the previous Philippine record that he […] The post EJ Obiena wins gold in Berlin tilt, breaks own pole vault record appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

Obiena breaks own Philippine indoor record, finishes 5th in Germany tiff

The 25-year-old Obiena cleared 5.62 meters, which was good only for fifth place in the event topped by Olympic gold and silver medalist and three-time World Indoor titlist Renaud Lavillenie of France, who submitted 5.95m......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 30th, 2021

A father’s wish for Obiena

It’s a long shot for pole vaulter EJ Obiena to land a podium finish in the Tokyo Olympics but his father and assistant coach Emerson said anything is possible if the stars are aligned when the 6-2 Tondo bet faces the bar. Obiena’s personal outdoor best is 5.87 meters while defending Olympic gold medalist Thiago Braz of Brazil topped Rio with a leap of 6.03 and Swede Armand Duplantis holds the world record of 6.15......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Pole vaulter EJ Obiena strikes anew, wins gold in Sweden tilt

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA EJ Obiena boosted his credentials for the coming Tokyo Olympics by capturing the gold medal in the Taby Stav Gala Street Pole Vault competition in Bottnaryd, Sweden on Friday. Obiena cleared 5.80 meters on his first attempt to prevail via the countback against reigning Olympic champion Thiago Braz of Brazil, who also […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

Obiena breaks 2-year-old Philippine outdoor record

Ernest John Obiena started out early and got the momentum he needed......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Obiena soars anew

As if his victory in Berlin wasn’t enough, EJ Obiena soared anew as he clinched the gold medal in the men’s pole vault event of the PSD Indoor Meet in Dortmund, Germany early Monday. Obiena, the first Filipino to qualify in the Tokyo Olympics, sustained his blazing performance as he tallied 5.65 meters in the […] The post Obiena soars anew appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2021

Tokyo-bound Obiena rules Berlin meet, shatters Philippine record anew

Obiena obliterated the record he himself set just a week ago at the Karlrushe World Indoor Tour Meeting where he cleared 5.62m......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

Obiena finishes fifth, but betters PH mark

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 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 30th, 2021

Marcial favored to strike gold

The Associated Press has predicted that three Philippine athletes will land a podium finish in the Tokyo Olympics with middleweight boxer Eumir Marcial the only gold medalist. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and featherweight boxer Nesthy Petecio were picked to bag a bronze each. Missing in the forecast were gymnast Caloy Yulo, golfers Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan, pole vaulter EJ Obiena and skateboarder Margie Didal......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

MVPSF raises gold pot to P20 million

Pole-vaulter EJ Obiena and judoka Kiyomi Watanabe will be the country’s flag bearers in the Tokyo Olympics where Philippine bets get cracks at rich cash incentives for medal finishes, including P20 million for gold......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

EJ Obiena rises to world No. 6 in pole vault ahead of Tokyo Olympics

MANILA, Philippines—EJ Obiena moved to sixth place in the pole vault rankings of the World Athletics just a few weeks before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The country’s top pole vaulter jumped from 10th following a string of successful campaigns in international competitions in which he set the Philippine record twice. “Pursue your […] The post EJ Obiena rises to world No. 6 in pole vault ahead of Tokyo Olympics appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

EJ Obiena wins silver, resets national pole vault record anew in Poland tiff

Obiena is expected to compete in two more meets to be held in Sweden before the Games kick off in Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2021

Obiena ties for gold in Germany tiff to assert Olympics readiness

Tokyo Olympics-bound pole vault star EJ Obiena topped the True Athletes Classics in Leverkusen, Germany Sunday night as he continued to ramp up his training with the quadrennial event just less than a month away......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

Olympian Knott feeling great despite positive COVID-19 test

The 25-year-old Knott, a two-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist and the holder of the Philippine national record for the women's 200 meters, is confident she can get out of quarantine as soon as possible......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

Obiena tests world champion

EJ Obiena will get to size up his Tokyo Olympics rivals headed by world champion and record-holder Armand Duplantis of Sweden and 2016 Rio Games gold medalist Thiago Braz of Brazil in the FBK Games in Hengelo, the Netherlands today......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

US cagers lose their shirts

In the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the Philippine national basketball team known as the Islanders took fifth place despite losing only to eventual gold medalist US and winding up with a 4-1 record......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021