The Filipino pole vaulter secured the gold medal at ISTAF Berlin in Germany with a 5.92-meter clearance on Sunday, September 3 (Monday, September 4, Manila time)
Obiena reclaimed his position at the top of the 12-man field, bouncing back after his medal streak was interrupted by an unexpected 10th-place finish in the Weltklasse Zurich in Switzerland just three days prior.
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“Finally got this outdoor trophy after so many years of coming up short,” Obiena wrote on Facebook.
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