By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau
Feb. 13, 2014
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – It’s on to the next round for America’s hope in speed skating at the Winter Olympics.
FilAm short track speed skater JR Celski advanced in the qualifying round of the 1,000-meter race Wednesday and will compete in the semifinals on Saturday.
Meanwhile, a Filipino-Canadian speed skater’s sacrifice turned out well for his country.
Long track speed skater Gilmore Junio gave up his spot in the 1,000-meter long track race to teammate Denny Morrison, who won the silver medal for Canada.