'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
'Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance'. - George Bernard Shaw.
Taking Consideration of your argument the Asian Countries like China, South Korea, Japan are not having snow and ice areas. But still, they are able to get medals.Even Olympics(Summer) India got only 2 medals whereas Small countries which are not heard or not known to many people in this world also got more medals than what India secured.
A blunt knife or rusted knife can't be useful for anything just for the sake we call it as the knife similar to PayTM series or Sachin or Virat records.