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Back to zero: EJ Obiena gears up for pole vault comeback

Sep 06, 2018 - 12:22 PM

After recovering from an ACL injury, the Filipino pole vaulter hopes to find his way back to the top

LONG JOURNEY. EJ Obiena has a long way to go before he gets back on top. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH pole vaulter EJ Obiena betters SEA Games record twice in Europe

Jun 18, 2018 - 4:31 PM

The national team mainstay is working on making it to the 2018 Asian Games podium

RETURN. EJ Obiena is back to grinding it out after almost a year of recovering from the ACL injury. Photo from Facebook (Ernest Obiena)

Injuries, crammed schedules hurt athletics team at 2017 SEA Games - PATAFA

Aug 31, 2017 - 2:46 AM

Philippine athletics looks to resolve issues from the 2017 SEA Games in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games and 2019 SEA Games

SETBACKS. SEA Games Athletics chief Philip Guijo looks to improve the situation of Philippine Athletics based on problems experienced int he 2017 SEA Games. File photo by PSC-POC Media

Pole vaulter Obiena, hurdler Unso out of SEA Games 2017 with injuries

Aug 19, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Obiena injures his left knee during practice a day before flying out for the Games in what is initially diagnosed as an ACL tear while Unso injures his hamstring

INJURED. EJ Obiena suffers an injury that takes him out of the SEA Games 2017. Photo from Obiena's webiste

With new poles, Obiena breaks own national record in Germany

Jul 28, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Philippine pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena clears 5 61 meters to break his own national record

BACK ON TRACK. Ernest John Obiena used his new poles to set a new national pole vault record. File photo from olympic.ph

PH vaulter Obiena appeals for help after his poles are destroyed

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Ernest John Obiena asks help from the public after his 8 poles were damaged on his flight to Italy as he trains for the SEA Games

SETBACK. Ernest John Obiena says that if he can't replace his poles, his dreams of a SEA Games gold medal are 'crushed.' Photo from olympic.ph