MANILA, Philippines– EJ Obiena boosted his 2023 interior season with a silver medal surface in the Internationales Springer-Meeting in Cottbus, Germany.
The Olympic post vaulter got rid of 5.77 meters, winding up as a runner-up as American Sam Kendricks ruled the event with 5.82 m in simply one effort
Obiena attempted to get rid of the document established by Kendricks yet he really did not make it after 3 shots.
Ben Broeders of Belgium positioned 3rd with 5.72 m.
The 27-year-old Filipino, placed No.3 post vaulter in the globe, required 3 attempts prior to removing 5.50 m yet he conveniently achieve the 5.67 and also 5.77 marks in simply one effort for each and every.
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Obiena will certainly have one more hectic year with the 32nd Southeast Asian Games in May in Cambodia, Asian Games, and also the World Athletics Championships in addition to various other events.
He had an effective 2022 highlighted by a bronze medal in the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States, where he established his individual ideal and also reset the Asian document at 5.94 m, ending up being the very first post vaulter from the continent to get to the platform of the globe champions.
Obiena made a total amount of 17 medals with 12 gold consisting of an unusual sway the World No.1 Mondo Duplantis in the Diamond League in Brussels, 2 silver, and also 3 bronze medals in 2015.
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