Obiena pockets gold in Germany - News Summed Up

Obiena pockets gold in Germany


EJ Obiena AFP FILE PHOTOFILIPINO Olympian pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena retained the gold medal in the Jump and Fly meet in Weserstadion, Hechingen in Germany on Sunday (Philippine time). Duplantis just set a new world record of 6.16m in the Bauhaus-Galan in Stockholm, where Obiena cleared 5.73m only. Huang Bokai of China finished second by hurdling 5.50m while Vincent Hobbie of Germany placed third with 5.10m. Prior to winning the gold in this Jump and Fly event, Obiena ruled the Taby Stavhoppsgala in Taby, Sweden last June 29. Next up for Obiena is the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States slated from July 15 to 24.


Source: Manila Times July 04, 2022 04:21 UTC



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