Ernest “EJ” Obiena Biography, Latest Update, Ranking, Height

Ernest Obiena is a Filipino athlete and model. He is a gold medalist in pole vaulting. Jump to career.

Latest Update
May 8, 2023 – EJ Obiena won a gold medal for pole vaulting at the Southeast East Games in Cambodia.

July 25, 2022 – EJ Obiena claims the bronze medal in the 2022 World Athletics Championships held in Oregon, USA where he cleared a new personal best of 5.94m, a new national and Asian record and also, the Philippines’ first medal in the event.

Ernest Obiena
Ernest Obiena (Photo Credit: POC FB Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Ernest John Uy Obiena
Nickname –> EJ
Birth Date –> November 17, 1995 (age 27)
Hometown –> Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Height –> 6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)
Father –> Emerson Obiena
Mother –> Jeanette Obiena
High School –> Chiang Kai Shek College
College –> University of Santo Tomas
Degree –> N/A
Sport –> Track and Field
World Ranking –> 5

Career in Pole Vaulting
2023 – Gold, Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia
2022 – Bronze, World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA
2021 – Gold, 17th International Golden Roof Challenge in Innsbruck, Austria
2021 – Silver, Paris Diamond League
2021 – 11th, Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan
April 21, 2019 – Gold, Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar
April 29, 2016 – 78th Singapore Open Championships in Kallang, Singapore
2018 – 7th, Asian Games in Indonesia
2017 – 3rd, Asian Championships
2016 – 4th, Asian Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar
2015 – 2nd, Southeast Asian Games in Singapore
2013 – 4th, Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar

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