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Winter Olympics 2018, PyeongChang, Luge India: Shiva Keshavan's men's singles run, live online updates

The race is scheduled to start at 3.40 pm IST.
Updated: 10 February 2018 19:00 IST - Published: 10 February 2018 12:52 IST
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With that, we come to the end of our coverage of Day 1 of Men's Singles Luge event, where Shiva Keshavan certainly won everyone's hearts with his much-improved performance in Run 2. 

That's all for now, but do stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates from around the world of sports.

Ciao!
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Shiva seems mightily pleased at his performance, and even runs off to a group of Indian fans, cheering him from the stands. 

His helmet and visor are still on, but he doesn't seem to care, and nor do the fans. 

This is a special moment for the Indian, who is participating in his 6th, and final Olympics. And from the looks of it, he intends to enjoy it as much as he can.
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He finally clocks in with a respectable timing of 48.710, to finish 31st in Run 2.
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Gets off to a decent start...wasn't an entirely clean run but much better than Run 1, especially considering that a number of the late sliders were struggling.
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And upnext, the last slider of the day, SHIVA KESHAVAN is up next!
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Lien Te-An of Chinese Taipe up next...a couple of bumps, and he clocks in at 51.472.
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Alex Ferralzo has a couple of hiccups, as he slides in at 48.587.
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Lim Namkyu of South Korea puts in a good timing amidst loud cheers, as he slides in at 48.591.
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Tilen Sirse of Slovenia gets off to a shaky start, and falls off his sled, but he does well to get back on the sled.

He looks distraught as comes in with a timing of 58.776.
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Simonak was number 30 on the list in Run 2.

India's Shiva Keshavan is set to come in at no. 40. Stay tuned to our live coverage, to catch the updates on Keshavan's run!
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Jakub Simonak of Slovakia up next...and finishes with a timing of 48.690.
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Rupert Staudinger of Great Britain has some trouble with the transition, as he has a couple of unclean touches., finishing with a timing of 49.259.
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Chris Mazdzer of USA puts in a brilliant run. In fact, he is second in the heat, and 4th overall, as he puts in a timing of 47.717!
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Kevin Fischnaller of Italy puts in a brilliant run with a timing of 47.793. That takes him from 8th to 4th on the standings!
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Inars Kivlenieks pinballs between the walls, before finishing at 48.370.
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Valentin Cretu of Romania up next...a difficult run for him, as he finishes  with a timing of 49.085.
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Sam Edney of Canada looks to put in a smooth run...he shows good speed and perfect technique, to clock in at 47.755.

That run takes Edney to third place in Run 2.
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Arturs Darznieks of Latvia looks quite disappointed, as he crashes and collides his way to a timing of 48.671.
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Stepan Pederov gets in a decent finish in his second run. He clocks in at  47.936, despite hitting the chicane. He seems quite happy with his timings.
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Taylor Morris goes in with a quick start, but bumps into the wall in the mid sector. However, he did well to finnish with a timing of 48.793.

"It is, what it is," he says to himself, after the run.
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Polish luger Kurowski up next, and he hits a bit of a snag in the mid section, 48.467.
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Semen Pavlichenko gets set for the next run.  The Russian seems to be having a better time out there than his previous run, and clocks in at 47.923.
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Wolfgang Kindl comes in for his Run 2, and clocks in at 47.858. He finishes 6th.
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What a race we are having in Run 2!  Germany's Felix Loch now takes the lead in Run 2, clocking in at 47.625.
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But Roman Repilov of Russia takes the lead in Run 2, clocking in at 47.740.