Shiva Keshavan wins gold medal at Asian Luge Championships

India’s seasoned Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan has won gold medal at Asian Luge Championships held at Nagano in Japan. He finished the 2 heat race with a time of 1 minute, 39.962 seconds and top speed of 130.4 kilometres per hour. Japan’s Tanaka Shohei won Silver medal and Chinese Taipei’s Lien Te-An won bronze medal. This is his third gold medal won by Shiva Keshavan in tournament’s history and his medal tally includes four silvers and two bronze medals since 2005. Five-time Winter Olympian Keshavan is India’s only professional luge player and holds Asian speed and time records in sport.