Tucker Murphy finished 84th  in the 15-kilometre cross-country ski race at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Friday. *AFP photo
Tucker Murphy finished 84th in the 15-kilometre cross-country ski race at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Friday. *AFP photo

Tucker Murphy finished 84th  in the 15-kilometre cross-country ski race at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Friday.

The Bermudian battled hard in tough conditions to finish in 49min 19.9sec in a field of 92 competitors, from which 87 finished.

Murphy was more than 10 minutes slower than gold medallist, Dario Colgna, of Switzerland, who crossed the line in 38:29.7.

Sweden’s Jonas Olsson claimed silver (38:58.2), while compatriot Daniel Richardsson finished with bronze (39:08.5).