EJ Obiena wins another gold in Golden Fly Liechtenstein

Glendale G. Rosal 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Filipino pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena flexed his winning form anew by winning the gold medal in the Golden Fly Series Liechtenstein leg on Sunday, September 11, 2022 ( September 12, Manila…

EJ Obiena wins silver at ISTAF Berlin as gold streak ends

Rommel Fuertes Jr. - @inquirerdotnet 09/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines-EJ Obiena continued his winning ways after snagging the silver medal at the ISTAF Berlin on Monday (Manila time). Obiena cleared 5.81 meters on his second attempt to gain his sixth medal in two weeks. His second-place…

Duplantis given ‘wake-up call’ as Obiena seizes pole vault win in Brussels

Agence France Presse 09/03/2022

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis vowed that any danger of becoming complacent would be shelved after he suffered a rare defeat at Friday’s Diamond League meet in Brussels. Duplantis failed three times at 5.91 metres, falling…

EJ Obiena wins second gold in five days

June Navarro 08/29/2022

Pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena seized another gold medal in a span of five days, this time in the True Athletes Classic 2022 in Leverkusen, Germany. The world’s No. 3 vaulter hurdled 5.81 meters on his second…

Obiena bags bronze, Duplantis pockets gold in Wanda Diamond League in Lausanne

Glendale G. Rosal 08/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After bagging a silver medal in Germany earlier this week, Filipino pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena added another medal, this time, a bronze during the Wanda Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzerland…

Pole vault star Obiena is now officially part of Team Philippines

Glendale G. Rosal 08/17/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has been officially reinstated to the national track and field team. Obiena’s reinstatement came through an endorsement from the Philippine Athletic Track and Field…

PATAFA, PSC want to reinstate EJ Obiena in national team

Glendale G. Rosal 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philipines— Despite the accolades of Filipino pole vault star, Ernest John “EJ” Obiena in the international scene, he is not part of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA). The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)…

EJ Obiena to donate reward from bronze medal win to ailing Lydia De Vega

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 07/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines — EJ Obiena has pledged to donate his incentives from the Philippine Sports Commission to the ailing Lydia De Vega. Obiena, who will receive Php 250,000 from the PSC after setting a new Asian record…

EJ Obiena rises above adversity to turn tumultuous 2022 into his best year yet

Mark Giongco - Reporter 07/28/2022

  MANILA, Philippines—No other Filipino athlete has had a year quite like Filipino pole vault star EJ Obiena. Obiena embedded his name in the record books by delivering the Philippines’ first-ever medal at the World Athletics Championships,…

Pole vault star Obiena is 1st Asian to qualify for World Athletics finals

Glendale G. Rosal 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena etched another historic feat after becoming the first Asian to qualify in the pole vault finals of the World Athletics Championships at the Hayward Field…

Fernandez says PH goal of 3rd place finish in 31st SEAG achievable

Glendale G. Rosal 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner and Team Philippines chef de mission Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez is optimistic that the Philippines could finish third overall in the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in…

SEA Games: EJ Obiena wins pole vault gold, sets new record

Marc Anthony Reyes - Reporter / @marcreyesINQ 05/14/2022

HANOI — Ernest John Obiena didn’t deny everyone of a chance to glimpse his world class talent, winning the 31st Southeast Asian men’s pole vault gold in record fashion on Saturday. Amid the hazy sky in the…

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