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Winter Olympics 2018, PyeongChang, Cross-country Skiing: Jagdish Singh's Men's 15 Km Freestyle, live online updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedFeb 16, 2018 13:39 IST

The event starts at 11.30 am IST.


13:39 (IST)16 FEB 2018

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13:28 (IST)16 FEB 2018

So the event is done and dusted. Jagdish Singh moves up a position to 103.

13:18 (IST)16 FEB 2018

There are some racers who are still trying to finish the race. So we will have to wait for a while to find out Jagdish's final ranking.

13:14 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Jagdish Singh finishes in the 104 position with a timing of 43:00:3. He was +9:16:4 behind the gold medallist.

13:06 (IST)16 FEB 2018

G Madrazo from Mexico who is the oldest competitor (43 years) in this category is still on his course to finish the race.

13:00 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Jagdish has completed 9.8 km in 28:03:5 and is +6:13:1 behind the leader. His rank is 105.

12:51 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Jagdish has completed 7.5 km in 20:46:6 and is +4:28:6 behind the leader.

12:48 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Jagdish has completed 6 km in 17:03:6 and is +3:40:4 behind the leader.

12:39 (IST)16 FEB 2018

D Cologna gets the gold. This will be his third gold medal. Three golds in three Olympics. And he finished the race under 34 minutes.

12:35 (IST)16 FEB 2018

S Krueger is now the new leader.

12:32 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Jagdish has started his race.

12:32 (IST)16 FEB 2018

India's Jagdish Singh will start his race after two more competitors.

12:30 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Denis Spitsov is the new leader with a timing of 34:06:9.

12:15 (IST)16 FEB 2018

All the seeded skiers are on on the track. We are now well and truly into the business end of the race.

12:11 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Michal Novak, Brtolina and and Razym are now in the last sector of the race. They have nearly closed down on the finish line.

12:07 (IST)16 FEB 2018

It's getting exciting here. Roman Fruger of Switzerland took the lead, but he was soon overtaken by Razym.

11:58 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Ales Razym of Czech Republic now takes the lead, followed by Sebastian Eisenlauer of Germany. Bertolina has now slipped down to third.

11:51 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Out of a total of 116 skiers, Jagdish will be the 116th to take to the track. There's still quite a bit of time left for him to come on.

11:49 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Michail Novak of the Czech Republic leads the pack currently, followed by Dominik Baldauf from Austria, and Sebastian Eisenlauer.

11:41 (IST)16 FEB 2018

And we are underway in PyeongChang, as a number of skiers get the proceedings underway.

11:38 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Hello, and welcome to our live coverage of the Men's 15km Alpinesa cross-country skiing race, where India's Jagdish Singh is set to take part for the first time...

11:11 (IST)16 FEB 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Winter Olympic Games.

Skiier Jagdish Singh will be taking part in his first ever Olympics when he participates in men's 15 Km freestyle cross-country skiing. He is the only Indian athlete apart from luger Shiva Keshavan to qualify for this edition of the Games.

Coming into the Games,  Jagdish was caught in a tussle between the Winter Games Federation of India and his employers, the Indian Army, over who will go along as his coach because of which his departure for South Korea was delayed. Finally, the issue was resolved and Nadeem Iqbal, who himself took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, was named as the coach. Eventually, Jagdish could reach Pyeongchang just in time for the Opening Ceremony.

Today's race starts at 11.30 am IST with Jagdish's start time scheduled to be 12.28 pm. Stay tuned for all live updates.

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