India’s Aditi Ashok missed a medal narrowly as she signed off 4th within the Olympic Video games’ golf competitors after carding a three-under 68 within the weather-hit closing spherical right here on Saturday, August 7, 2021.
The 23-year-old Bengalurean ended two strokes off the tempo with a complete of 15-under 269.
It was a heartbreaking finish to Aditi’s marketing campaign contemplating she began the day at 2nd. However it was nonetheless a significant enchancment as she had completed tied forty first within the 2016 version the place golf made a comeback to the Olympics.
Within the closing spherical, she fired 5 birdies — on the fifth, sixth, eighth, thirteenth and 14th holes — in opposition to two bogeys on the ninth and eleventh.
In a single day chief and world primary Nelly Korda clinched the gold medal with a 2-under 69 that left her 17-under general and a shot forward of Japan’s Mone Inami (65) and New Zealand’s Lydia Ko (65).
Inami and Ko will compete in a play-off to resolve the silver and bronze medal winners.
Play briefly suspended
Play was disrupted for some time by a tropical storm after the main pack had accomplished 16 holes however quickly resumed on the par-71 Kasumigaseki Nation Membership.
Aditi was in medal competition for a significant a part of the day however the two bogeys pulled her again whereas Ko surged forward with a sensational 9 birdies in opposition to simply three dropped pictures in her closing spherical.