Star luger Shiva Keshavan as soon as once more did the honours of holding the nationwide flag because the Indian contingent, together with cross nation skier Jagdish Singh, took half in a glittering opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday.

| Up to date: Feb 9, 2018, 21:41 IST

Shiva Keshavan carries the Indian flag during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (AP Photo)Shiva Keshavan carries the Indian flag through the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (AP Photograph)

PYEONGCHANG: Star luger Shiva Keshavan as soon as once more did the honours of holding the nationwide flag because the Indian contingent, together with cross nation skier Jagdish Singh, took half in a glittering opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday.

Keshavan, Jagdish and chef-de-mission Harjinder Singh have been among the many six Indians who took half within the march previous underneath sub-zero situations on this South Korean resort city.

All of the members of the Indian contingent wore pink monitor shirt and black trousers with gray hand gloves and an Himachali cap.

The 36-year-old Keshavan, who’s collaborating in his sixth and final Winter Olympics, was seen waving the tri-colour.

“What a second! What a particular feeling it’s, being the flag bearer on the @Olympics #pyeongchang2018,” Keshavan tweeted.

Keshavan has held the Indian flag in all his earlier 5 Winter Olympics appearances both within the opening or closing ceremony. The 2014 version was an exception because the Indian Olympic Affiliation was underneath suspension.

Cross nation skier Jagdish Singh arrived on time to participate within the ceremony. Jagdish was to reach right here on February four together with Keshavan however his departure from India was delayed as a consequence of confusion over who will accompany him as coach.

The 4 heats of luge males’s singles occasions wherein Keshavan will take part will happen tomorrow and February 11. The ultimate end result will come out with the whole time earned from the 4 runs.

Jagdish will compete within the 15-km Nordic snowboarding freestyle occasion on February 16.

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