Obiena listed for SEA Games even without PATAFA backing

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Joey Villar – Philstar.com January 25, 2022 | 1:42pm MANILA, Philippines – Olympian pole vaulter EJ Obiena will get to see action in the 31st Southeast Asian Games slated May 12-23 even if he will not be endorsed by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association and will not be funded by the Philippine Sports Commission. According to Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham Tolentino, Obiena was listed in the 80 athletes who will be finance their own trip to the biennial event just in case the latter would be expelled from the national team. “There is a provision in the IOC (Intern…

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