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 outstanding 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.
Along 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 associate, Francis Casey Alcantara, after additionally they bagged bronze within the blended doubles.
“Better of luck to all our athletes competing forward!” he mentioned.
—Jerome Aning INQ