Winter Olympian Michael Martinez given a warm welcome at MOA

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Michael MartinezSM Prime Holdings Inc., property conglomerate of the SM Group of Companies welcomed winter Olympian Michael Martinez earlier at the SM Mall of Asia. The figure skater was given surprise gifts and was honored in a motorcade and an awarding ceremony. Michael Martinez recently came home from a sensational performance at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.

“We are very proud of Michael. He is indeed a shining example for the youth as someone who saw no limits to what he can achieve. He has already inspired millions by following his dreams and by competing in the Winter Olympics and will continue to inspire us all as he works towards earning more medals in the future Olympic competitions,” SM Prime Holdings President Hans T. Sy said.

Since skating at 8 years old, Martinez has garnered 194 medals and trophies from various international and local competitions. He is currently ranked 19th in the world based on his recent performance at the Winter Olympics. Martinez clinched 7th place at the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany that qualified him for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Michael Martinez will be at the SM Southmall Ice Skating Rink for a meet and greet on February 24 at 4-5 PM, SM Mall of Asia Ice Skating Rink on February 25 at 12- 1 PM, and at the SM Skating Rink in Megamall’s Mega Fashion Hall on February 25 at 4-5 PM.