• Thursday, December 01, 2022

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Singh books rare India Winter Olympics berth

Jagdish Singh

By: Sarwar Alam

Cross-country skier Jagdish Singh has qualified for the Winter Olympics, one of only two Indian athletes who will be seen in action at Pyeongchang, South Korea. Singh and veteran luger Shiva Keshavan will comprise the Indian contingent for the Games starting February 9, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Rajeev Mehta told AFP on Saturday. It will be a maiden Olympic appearance for 26-year-old Singh, who booked his place with just one point over the qualification mark. He will be participating in the 15-km Nordic skiing freestyle event that is scheduled for February 16. The Winter Games Federation of India (WGFI) is not…

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