(Eagle Information) — Philippine pole vaulter EJ Obiena completed first within the 2022 Orlen Orlen Cup in Poland on Friday (Saturday within the Philippines), after clearing 5.81 meters on his first try.
It is a main win for the 26-year previous Obiena who beat seven different pole vaulters, together with 2020 Olympics bronze medalist Thiago Braz da Silva of Brazil who completed second.
Obiena tried to reset his private greatest and Asian report of 5.93 meters, however failed to take action.
Nonetheless, his victory at clearing 5.81 meters in a single go on the worldwide competitors put the Philippines on the highest spot. That is Obiena’s first main win for 2022.
Braz, the 2016 Summer time Olympics champion, settled for second spot after clearing the 5.71 meter bar in a single attempt.
Piotr Lisek of Poland completed third after clearing 5.71 meters on the second try.
The opposite opponents have been three pole vaulters from Poland, one from Belarus, and one from China.
Obiena will subsequent compete in France subsequent week, on the Assembly Hauts-De-France on February 17.
On the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Obiena superior to the finals of the pole vault competitors however failed make a podium end. He’s the primary Filipino pole vaulter to make it to the Olympics finals.
(Eagle Information Service)