Obiena cleared it on the third attempt to beat Huang Bokai of China, who cleared 5.50 meters.
The Filipino pole vaulter had a slightly better performance in the Germany competition after he had a 5.73 in the Stockholm Diamond League in his previous meet.
EJ Obiena delivers again.
Obiena also went for an outdoor personal best 5.94 meters but failed on two tries.
On June 28, the reigning Southeast Asian Games champion registered his indoor season best 5.92 in Taby, Sweden.