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Filipino athletes Obiena, Tolentino, Hoffman bid for gold at World Indoor Championships in Glasgow

The Philippines is gearing up for a strong representation at the 2024 World Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, from March 1-3. Competing against the world's elite, Filipino athletes EJ Obiena, John Cabang Tolentino, and Lauren Hoffman are ready to make their mark in this global event.

EJ Obiena soars to World No. 2, spearheads region’s athletes in Asian Games

Ernest John "EJ" Obiena, the Filipino pole vault marvel, is not just reaching for the sky - he's punctuating it. Recently grabbing second place at the Wanda Diamond League Pole Vault Final, he's skyrocketed to World No. 2 status—making him not just a Filipino sensation but Asia's most formidable track and field athlete.

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.

EJ Obiena soars to 3rd top pole vaulter in World Athletics rankings

The Philippines' champion athlete Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has jumped to the 3rd rank among the world's top pole vaulters after his record-breaking performance during the 2021 season.

Sprinter Kristina Knott is 15th Filipino Olympian bound for Tokyo

Filipino sprinter Kristina Knott has officially qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, becoming the 15th member of the Philippine national delegation to the quadrennial summer games in July.
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