India's first winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan bagged gold at the Luge Asian Championships in Nagano, Japan, on Friday (Dec 23). Keshavan has represented India at five winter Olympics and holds the record for being the youngest ever Luge participant at the winter Games.
This was Keshavan’s third gold medal at the Luge Asian Championships. Coming as it did in Nagano made it memorable for Keshavan, who made his winter Olympics debut here as a 16-year-old in 1998, the youngest in Luge as well as India’s first at the winter Olympics.
Keshavan expressed his joy through his official Facebook page, saying, “Thrilled to announce that I've just
Keshavan had won silver at the Luge Asian Championships last year and his previous two gold medals came in 2011 and 2012.