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Obiena back to Formia

Pole vaulter EJ Obiena left here the other day to return to camp in Formia, Italy, where he will do recovery for two weeks before plunging back into action to finish off the European outdoor season......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 7th, 2021Related News

Olympic pole vaulter Obiena at crossroads

Tokyo---The Philippines’ Olympic pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena wants to pause for a while and assess what his plans are for the future......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 4th, 2021Related News

Obiena wants space, puts plans on hold

After almost two years of being away training and competing abroad, Olympian pole-vaulter EJ Obiena wants to go home......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 4th, 2021Related News

Boxers, golfers to keep fire burning for Team PH in Tokyo

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — The Bigger Bang Theory is in play for Team Philippines. Boxing and golf, the two remaining disciplines for the country in the XXXII Olympiad, track their respective destinies Thursday as the Games wind down four days before the curtains fall. Safe in the vault when Team PH wraps up […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2021Related News

Yulo set to receive P250,000 prize for breaking national vault record in Tokyo

Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo may end up not leaving the Tokyo Olympics empty-handed after all......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2021Related News

Obiena leaps short of Olympic podium in men s pole vault

Obiena's final competition in Tokyo came with a little bit of drama as the Filipino had to make his case for a retry in his third and final attempt at 5.80m......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 3rd, 2021Related News

Great Yulo effort falls just short of medal in vault

TOKYO—If not for one missed step, Carlos Yulo would have gone home with a medal. “It’s disappointing because I had the chance to medal if I didn’t miss that line,” said Yulo, minutes after finishing on the outside fringes of the podium on Monday in the vault final of the gymnastics event in the Tokyo […] The post Great Yulo effort falls just short of medal in vault appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 3rd, 2021Related News

Yulo narrowly misses podium in vault final as Olympics stint ends

Yulo scored 14.566 and 14.866 in his first and second vaults, respectively, for an average score of 14.716......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 2nd, 2021Related News

Yulo tries to redeem self in vault finals

Tokyo—Carlos Yulo vies in the men’s vault finals of artistic gymnastics on Monday night, hoping to redeem himself from a disappointing performance in the floor exercise more than a week ago......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 2nd, 2021Related News

Back to zero for EJ

EJ Obiena vowed to make up for his disappointing finish in qualifying for the Olympic pole vault final at the Japan National Stadium tomorrow......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 2nd, 2021Related News

Gymnast Yulo has good chance to win medal for vault event – exec

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Filipino gymnastics sensation Carlos Yulo has a good chance to win a medal in the men’s vault event of the men’s artistic gymnastics competition of the Tokyo Olympics tomorrow, Monday, August 2. This is according to Gymnastics Association of the Philippines President Cynthia Carrion Norton.  It is possible if Yulo won’t commit […] The post Gymnast Yulo has good chance to win medal for vault event – exec appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2021Related News

Yulo eyes redemption in Olympic gymnastics vault final

Gymnast Carlos Yulo is set to perform his last act in the Tokyo Games tonight at the Ariake Center – one shot at glory that he’s determined to deliver......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 1st, 2021Related News

Obiena overcomes pressure, scare en route to Olympic pole vault final

Two failed attempts at 5.75m didn’t dampen EJ Obiena’s spirit and enthusiasm......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2021Related News

Sluggish, nervous Obiena advances to pole vault finals

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite advancing to the finals of the men’s pole vault event of the Tokyo Olympics, Filipino pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena admitted that he was not completely himself during the elimination round earlier on Saturday, July 31 at the Tokyo National Stadium.  Obiena felt sluggish and nervous, but he still advanced […] The post Sluggish, nervous Obiena advances to pole vault finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2021Related News

Still alive: Obiena qualifies for Olympic pole vault final

Because he needed all three attempts to clear 5.75m, Obiena placed 10th among all finalists......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2021Related News

Obiena good to go

EJ Obiena heaved a sigh of relief when he found out the poles that the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association had ordered from a manufacturer in Minden, Nevada were safely delivered here in time for his use in the Olympic preliminaries of pole vault at the Japan National Stadium this morning......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 30th, 2021Related News

COVID infection of peers saddens, frightens Obiena

The situation involving American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks, who tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, has saddened and frightened Filipino bet Ernest John “EJ” Obiena......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 29th, 2021Related News

Obiena& rsquo;s next foe & mdash; jet lag

TOKYO—After a 13-hour flight from Italy, pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has a week to shake off jet lag......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 26th, 2021Related News

Yulo sets sights on vault, but chances slim

Tokyo – After falling short in his pet floor exercise event, Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo turns his sights to the vault finals where he has a chance at landing a medal in the gymnastics competition of the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Arena......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 25th, 2021Related News

Yulo averts total Olympic disaster, makes it to vault finals

It was a nightmare of a performance for reigning world champion Carlos Yulo in floor exercise in the Olympics at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 24th, 2021Related News