SLIDESHOW: Michael Martinez makes history in Sochi

Photos: Agence France-Presse

Posted at Feb 15 2014 01:47 PM | Updated as of Feb 18 2014 12:45 AM

Michael Martinez, the Philippines' lone representative to the Sochi Winter Olympics finished 19th out of 24 finalists (total score: 184.25) in the figure skating competition, men's free skating on Friday.

Martinez is the first Filipino and Southeast Asian to reach the finals in figure skating in the Olympics. Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu won the competition with a total score of 280.09

Here are images of Martinez's historic performance on Friday.