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Overcoming COVID and Odds: EJ Obiena Clinches Silver at World Athletics Championships, Challenges World...

Asian sensation Ernest John “EJ” Obiena of the Philippines soared through the air under the skies of Budapest, Hungary, and claimed his podium spot in front of thousands of spectators gathered to witness the unfolding of sports history at the 2023 World Athletics Championships.

From Tondo to Top-tier: Filipino Phenom EJ Obiena Vaults to World No. 2

The Philippines' champion Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has ascended to the World No. 2 spot in men’s pole vault, in the latest World Athletics Ranking. Obiena now stands just behind world No. 1 Mondo Duplantis of Sweden, surpassing USA's Chris Nielsen in the ranking.

How Did Ernest John Obiena Defy Gravity and Vault into the Elite 6-Metre Club?...

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to literally reach new heights? Ernest John "EJ" Obiena, the 27-year-old Filipino Olympian, can now answer this question with first-hand experience. He has become the latest member of the pole vault six-metre club – an exclusive group of athletes worldwide that have managed to scale one of the most elusive barriers in elite athletics. But what makes Obiena's feat particularly notable?

EJ Obiena Auctions Off SEA Games-Winning Shoes to Support Young Filipino Pole Vaulters

Philippine pole vault sensation Ernest John Obiena is doing more than just winning medals for his country - he's giving back to the community in a unique way.

Philippines’ EJ Obiena takes ISTAF Indoor Berlin podium with World No. 1

The Philippines' star athlete Ernest John "EJ" Obiena took his spot on the ISTAF Indoor Berlin podium over the weekend, picking up the silver medal next to the World's No. 1 pole vaulter.

EJ Obiena double victories in Poland with Copernicus Cup title retention

Ernest John "EJ" Obiena wrapped up his Poland tour with double victories after successfully defending his title at the Orlen Copernicus Cup, the third leg of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold.

Philippines’ EJ Obiena defends Copernicus Cup title against world champions

The Philippines' pole vault star athlete Ernest John "EJ" Obiena is defending his Orlen Copernicus Cup title against world champions and Olympians gathering tonight in Torun, Poland for the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold.

EJ Obiena continues winning streak with Orlen Cup gold, Mondo Classic bronze

Filipino champion Ernest John "EJ" Obiena won the 2023 Orlen Cup Łódź gold and Mondo Classic bronze in two successive European competitions over the weekend, continuing his winning streak since the start of the indoor season.

EJ Obiena starts year strong with silver finish at International Springer-Meeting

Ernest John "EJ" Obiena started the year strong with a silver finish at the 2023 Internationales Springer-Meeting in Cottbus, Germany, which resumed live games after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena overcomes obstacles to break Asian Record with PH 1st...

Filipino champion athlete Ernest John “EJ Obiena” has overcome obstacles on his way to breaking the Asian Record in pole vaulting and winning the Philippines' first-ever World Athletics medal - giving the Southeast Asian nation the bragging rights as the third-best nation in the world.

Filipino pole vault star EJ Obiena overcomes COVID, executes repeat gold win in Taby...

Filipino pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has overcome COVID-19 to successfully defended his champion title at the Taby Pole Vault Gala in Stockholm, Sweden.

World champion pole vaulter EJ Obiena to carry Philippines’ flag in Hanoi SEA Games

World champion pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has been tasked to carry the Philippines' flag at the opening ceremonies of the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) scheduled to take place in Vietnam this May.
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