The Philippines’ Janry Ubas from Villanueva, Misamis Oriental has just bagged a bronze medal in the men’s heptathlon event of the 2023 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan. It was the first-ever medal for the Philippines in the Asian meet. Ubas amassed 5,306 points (a new Philippine record) to finish third behind gold medal winner Japanese Yuma Maruyama (5,801) and silver medalist Keisuke Okuda (5,497). Congratulations!
Watch the awarding ceremony below.
Meanwhile, Ubas leapt 7.66 meters to estalish a new national record in long jump.
More results HERE.