Thu. Dec 7th, 2023

Asian Video games – Hangzhou 2022 – Athletics – Olympic Sports activities Centre Stadium, Hangzhou, China – September 30, 2023 Philippines’ Ernest John Obiena celebrates with the Philippines flag after profitable the Males’s Pole Vault Ultimate REUTERS/Jeremy Lee

President Marcos has prolonged his congratulations to pole vaulter EJ Obiena for bagging the primary gold medal of the Philippines, and to all different athletes who made exceptional performances, within the nineteenth Asian Video games in Hangzhou, China.

“Congratulations, EJ, on clinching our first gold medal in males’s pole vault on the nineteenth Asian Video games!” Mr. Marcos posted on his official X (previously Twitter) on Saturday evening.

Obiena, 27, was the one athlete to clear the 5.75-meter mark on his second try.

Together with his profitable end, Obiena additionally set a brand new document, breaking the previous 5.70-meter mark set by Yamamoto Seito of Japan within the 2018 Asian Video games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The President additionally congratulated taekwondo participant Patrick King Perez for profitable bronze, and wushu artists Jones Inso, Gideon Padua and Clemente Tabugara Jr. who additionally every gained a bronze medal.

Mr. Marcos additionally congratulated tennis participant Alex Eala for profitable bronze within the girls’s singles and her accomplice, Francis Casey Alcantara, after in addition they bagged bronze within the blended doubles.

“Better of luck to all our athletes competing forward!” he mentioned.

—Jerome Aning INQ

Your subscription couldn’t be saved. Please strive once more.

Your subscription has been profitable.

Avatar photo

By Admin

Leave a Reply