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India at Winter Olympics – Jeremy Bujakowski to Shiva Keshavan

India at Winter Olympics – Jeremy Bujakowski to Shiva Keshavan

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India have had 15 Winter Olympians across 10 editions so far. At Beijing 2022, Arif Mohammad Khan is set to join that list. Beijing 2022 will mark India’s 11th Winter Olympics appearance. Compared to the Summer Games, where the country has featured in 25 editions, India’s tryst with the Winter Olympics has been relatively few and far between. Considering India is a sub-tropical country, the affinity for winter sports is less and therefore, infrastructure is not as developed like those needed for sports in the Summer Games. Though the Winter Games began way back in 1924, it took India 40 years to put up its first athlete in the quadrennial showpiece. Jeremy Bujakowski – first Indian at the Winter Olympics At the 1964 Games in Austria, Jeremy Bujakowski became the first In...