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Aditi Ashok in medal hunt in Tokyo Olympics after blemish-free second round

         

The incredible golfer representing India, Aditi Ashok was in a heated dispute for a significant Olympic medal after carding an unblemished five-under 66 in the women’s competition at the Tokyo Olympics, in the second round.

This flawless golfer rolled in five birdies which consisted three in her end four holes in Kasumigaseki Country Club to Lie, tied on nine-under 133in the second round with Danish duo, Emily Kristine Pedersen (63) and Nanna Koerstz Madsen (64).

The best part is Aditi Ashok’s caddie was none other than her mother itself for the second time who trailed the number one USA leader Nelly Korda by four shots. At one point of the match Korda was 11-under for 17 holes and looked all set for a significant sub-60 score of 59 at the course Par-71. Aditi Ashok’s caddie also known as her mother is Maheshwari. 

However in order to share the 53rd place Diksha Dagar returned a 72 on six-over 148. Well Aditi Ashok held her prime position of giving India first ever medal in golf with rolling birdies on 2,5,15,17,18 hole numbers.

“The last three holes, I had a couple shots that were just a good number for me and I hadn’t really had any short approaches all day, maybe just a couple,” said the Indian golfer –Aditi Ashok.

Unfortunately the total number of holes was reduced to just 54 due to imminent thunderstorms that took place on the weekend when the game was scheduled. She also said that girls who would be making birdies the next week would be luck due to warm and favorable weather conditions.

The 23 year old Indian golfer also states that “I think whatever holes I get to play, whether it’s 54 or 72, I’m not really going to sit on anything, I’m just going to try and be as aggressive and make more birdies.”

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