The Philippine sports community was proud to witness the impressive performance of EJ Obiena at the pole-vault competition at the IFU Arena in Uppsala, Sweden on Friday, February 3, 2023. Not only did he bring home a bronze medal, but he also matched his Philippine indoor record back in 2021.

EJ Obiena Bronze Medal Win
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EJ Obiena claimed the bronze and equaled the national indoor record of 5.91 meters with his vault in Sweden. In addition to his indoor record, EJ also holds the Philippine outdoor record of 5.94 meters, which he set at the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon. His performance there earned the country its first ever bronze medal in the World Championships.

EJ’s journey to becoming a successful athlete has been filled with training and perseverance. From a young age, he showed a natural talent for pole-vaulting and has worked tirelessly to hone his skills. With numerous achievements leading up to the bronze medal win in Sweden, it’s clear that EJ’s hard work and dedication have paid off.

EJ’s Rise to Success

The impact of EJ’s victory on the Philippine sports community cannot be overstated. Not only does it bring recognition to the country on a global stage, but it also serves as an inspiration to young athletes everywhere especially those aspiring Filipino pole vaulters. EJ’s win is significant for both him and the Philippines, showing that with hard work and determination, anyone can achieve greatness.

EJ’s rise to the top has been fueled by his unwavering dedication to his chosen sport. Despite the challenges he has faced along the way, EJ has trained tirelessly and never lost sight of his goal. This victory is a testament to EJ’s raw talent, skills, and unbreakable determination, and it is a undeniably another major milestone and accomplishment for the Philippines’ sports community.


EJ Obiena’s bronze medal win and record match in Sweden is indeed a major milestone in his journey as Filipino athlete. EJ’s win sends a strong message to the world that the Philippines is a force to be reckoned with in the world of sports particularly in pole-vaulting and serves as inspiration for young athletes in the country. We cannot wait to see what EJ will achieve in the future, and we look forward to following his journey to success.

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