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Philippines’ EJ Obiena reacts as he competes within the males’s pole vault closing in the course of the World Athletics Championships on the Nationwide Athletics Centre in Budapest on August 26, 2023. (Picture by Ben Stansall / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines-EJ Obiena put up a powerful efficiency to clinch the gold medal within the ISTAF Berlin on the Olympiastadion in Germany early Monday (Manila time).

The world’s No. 3 pole vaulter bounced again from ending final within the Zurich leg of the Wanda Diamond League final week by clearing 5.92 meters for the highest podium end.

“It was an excellent day for the gold medal. Comfortable for as we speak,” stated Obiena on his social media.

Norway’s Sondre Guttormsen and KC Lightfoot of the USA did not hurdle the identical peak after Obiena went over the bar on his third try.

EJ Obiena, of the Philippines, reacts after a profitable try within the Males’s pole vault closing in the course of the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023. (AP Picture/Bernat Armangue)

Guttormsen grabbed the silver medal on countback after clearing 5.82 with Lightfoot.

Previous to his Diamond League look in Zurich, the 27-year-old Olympian bagged a historic silver medal within the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary after equalizing his Asian document at six meters.

American Chris Nilsen, who positioned third on this planet championships, missed the rostrum after clearing 5.72.

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