It’s just been over a month since the end of the Tokyo Olympics, but pole-vaulting star EJ Obiena already has his eyes set for Paris 2024.
Breaking the national pole-vaulting record three times wasn’t enough for EJ Obiena, so he shattered the Asian one too!
EJ Obiena makes a shining silver comeback after placing 11th in the pole vaulting finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Chinoy pole vaulter EJ Obiena ends historic Olympic run without a medal but wins Filipino hearts all over
EJ Obiena may have missed the podium, but in no way did he disappoint. Taking Filipino pole-vaulting to unprecedented heights, he has undoubtedly leapt right into our hearts.
Passionate and dedicated to his pole vaulting sport, EJ Obiena, a CHY List honoree, has spent the last few years smashing records, boundaries, and competitions to reach the top of his field and that Olympic gold.
Though we’re looking forward to positive and exciting things this Lunar New Year, we also recognize that there were some remarkable feats that were accomplished in 2020 amid the pandemic. In recognition of these achievements, CHiNOY TV has put together the inaugural CHY List, an annual list to celebrate 10 Chinoys who have all risen to the occasion, achieving great things, inspiring others, and contributing greatly to their respective fields and beyond.