No medal for FilAm speed skater JR Celski in 1,500-meter short track

By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

Feb. 10, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – JR Celski, the Filipino-American speed skater representing team USA in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia hit the ice in his first competition on Monday.

The 23-year-old San Francisco Bay Area native fell short of winning a medal in the 1,500-meter short track and finished fourth overall.

The good news is that his chances for a medal aren’t over yet. The FilAm Olympian still has as many as three events to compete in.

Celski took bronze in the same race in 2010.

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