Luger Keshavan finishes 27th at World Cup

Indian luge pilot Shiva Keshavan looked in good form as he finished a creditable 27th in the World Cup at Innsbruck, Austria. During the race, Keshavan clocked 51.640 seconds, 0.8 seconds behind the winner earning him a 27th place in the competition besides bagging 14 Nations Cup points.

He also gained a valuable point for the Olympic qualification criteria taking his overall points to three and placing him at the 33rd position in the Olympic rankings.

Shiva must remain in the top 40 to qualify for the Olympic games, which he is confident of achieving.PTI