Filipino pole vault star Ej Obiena recorded a season-best..
Filipino pole vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena dominated the Orlen Copernicus Cup in Toruń, Poland, Tuesday.
Obiena during the competition cleared 5.81-meters on his third try to win the title, matching his season-best.
He bested 10 other competitors, including 2016 Olympic champion and training partner Thiago Braz of Brazil, Dutch record-holder Menno Vloon, and Ben Broeders of Belgium.
The Copernicus Cup is part of the World Athletics Indoor Tour.
The athlete will continue training for his next World Athletics event: in the 18th World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Spain of March 18-20, and in the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA on July 15-24.