Martinez fails to qualify for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Michael Martinez competes in the men’s individual figure skating in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES MEDIA POOLMichael Christian Martinez missed the cut for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after finishing eighth in the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy Saturday at Eissportzentrum Oberstdorf in Oberstdorf, Germany.The Filipino figure skater fell just a spot short of qualifying. He registered 191.74 total points after scoring 67.50 in the short program and 124.24 in free skating.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ DAY6 is for everybody MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scenecenter_img View comments Jorik Hendrickx of Belgium ruled the 26-man meet with 253.06 points in what served as the last qualifying event for the biennial meet.It was a disappointing outcome for Martinez, who made waves back in 2014 Sochi Olympics after being the first Southeast Asian skater to compete in the winter games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogOnly the top six booked a trip to Pyeongchang, South Korea but with silver medalist Alexander Johnson of USA already qualified, Yaroslav Paniot of Ukraine, who finished in seventh, was awarded the last slot. In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson How to help the Taal evacuees NBA: Injured Spurs star Leonard to miss pre-season It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-uplast_img

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