‘Please pray for me,’ Michael Christian Martinez asks Filipinos as he skates to history (LIVE STREAM)

by interaksyon.com

Hours before his historic debut in the Winter Olympics, Filipino figure skater Michael Christian Martinez had a message for his countrymen cheering him on. “Thank you so much for all the support! Our family appreciates it very much,” he said. “Please pray for me. My event starts tonight.”... [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]

LIVE UPDATES / RESULTS: (Men's Single, Short Program)
(30 competitors) Top 24 skaters will advance to the Free Skate Program
USA - Jeremy ABBOTT (score: 72.58)
BEL - Jorik HENDRICKX (score: 72.52)
UZB - Misha GE (score: 68.07)
PHI - Michael Christian MARTINEZ (score: 64.81) [REPLAY VIDEO]
KAZ - Abzal RAKIMGALIEV (score: 64.18)
UKR - Yakov GODOROZHA (score: 62.65)
EST - Viktor ROMANENKOV (score: 61.55)
ITA - Paul Bonifacio PARKINSON (score: 56.30)
CAN - Liam FIRUS (score: 55.04)
AUS - Brendan KERRY (score: 47.12)
RUS - Evgeny PLYUSHCHENKO (score: WD)

(LIVE STREAM) Men's Figure Skating Competition - 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
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