Michael Martinez finished 22nd in the Men’s Singles division of the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, China. Martinez beat Japan’s prominent skater Takahito Mura, who recovered in Freeskate finished 16th overall. Martinez’s season’s best score was 213.38, with a total of 192.38 points in Shanghai. Had he not been injured and hospitalized, Martinez believes he could have placed higher overall. However, Martinez has expressed that he is still happy that he was able to compete in his first senior World Championship.