By CARLO ANOLIN
Pole vaulter EJ Obiena suffered his worst displaying of the season to date after inserting tenth within the Assembly Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Lievin Thursday, Feb. 17 (Friday in Manila).
After dominating the Orlen Cup in Poland final week, the place he recorded his season-best of 5.81 meters, Obiena fell out of rivalry in France early and completed tenth out of the 12 rivals.
Obiena, 26, had it at 5.51m first in a single try however struggled in three makes an attempt for the 5.61m hurdle.
The Tokyo Olympian then didn’t get previous the 5.71m mark after three jumps.
Christopher Nilsen of the US dominated the occasion after clearing the 5.91m mark.
Brazilian star Thiago Braz, 2020 Tokyo Video games bronze medalist, adopted go well with with 5.81m after one strive whereas Menno Vloon of the Netherlands settled for bronze with 5.81 as nicely however in three makes an attempt.
Up subsequent for Obiena, the place he seeks to bounce again from droop, can be the Orlen Copernicus Cup on Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Poland.