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India's Jagdish Singh competes during the men's 15km cross country freestyle at the Alpensia cross country ski centre during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 16. (Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images)

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (IANS) — Indian skier Jagdish Singh finished a disappointing 103rd out of 119 athletes taking part in the 15 km free cross-country skiing event of the 2018 Winter Olympics here Feb. 16.

The 26-year-old Indian Army member crossed the finish line with a time of 43 minutes and 0.3 seconds, nine minutes and 16.4 seconds after Dario Cologna from Switzerland, who clinched his third straight Olympic gold with a time of 33:43.9.

Simen Krueger from Norway bagged the silver while Denis Spitsov from Russia grabbed the bronze.

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