Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hot as ice: Michael Christian Martinez and beauty queens at the Senate

For his "exceptional talent," figure skater Michael Christian Martinez was commended today at the Senate through Senate Resolution 505.

From L-R: Miss International and Masbateña Bea Rose Santiago, figure skater Michael Christian Martinez, Miss Supranational Mutya Datul and Miss Universe 3rd Runner-up Ariella Arida (Source)

"To excel on ice, even if the only ice we produce in the country is from refrigerators, is exceptional indeed," Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, who sponsored the resolution, said.

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Martinez is the only Filipino and the first Southeast Asian to join the Winter Olympics. He finished 19th in the Games, scoring 184.25.

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Martinez was joined by three Filipina beauty queens whom the Senate also feted today.

These are Miss International and Masbateña Bea Rose Santiago and Miss Universe 3rd Runner-up Ariella Arida.

Said beauty titlists, like Martinez, also brought honor to the Philippines, according to the Senate resolutions.
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