Image Credit: ANI news
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Aditi Retains in Top-4 on Last Day’s Play at Tokyo Olympics

India can get its first-ever medal in golf. India's female golfer Aditi Ashok is close to this feat. Aditi is jointly third on the fourth day.

Saturday (August 7) ​​in the Tokyo Olympics can prove to be a historic day for India. India can get its first-ever medal in golf. India's female golfer Aditi Ashok is close to this feat. Aditi is jointly third on the fourth day. He has two more holes left.

On Saturday, the fourth day i.e. the final round was full of ups and downs for Aditi. Aditi made a cross on the 16th hole. He is now in third place with a par 15-under. While New Zealand's Lydia was bogged down in the 16th hole and slipped from second place to third with Aditi.

She was in second place after the third round on the third day. It didn't go well when he started his campaign for the medal this morning. She slipped to third place after the fourth hole. New Zealand's Lydia reached a position to win the silver medal with her third straight bogey. At the same time, after making her first birdie, Aditi once again reached number two with New Zealand's Lydia. America's Nelly Korda remained at number one.

Reached number one for the first time

Aditi scored the second birdie to retain the second spot with New Zealand's Lydia. She then reached number one with Korda of America for the first time in this tournament, although she could not hold on to first place with Korda for long and slipped to third place.

At the same time, after the last round, she again reached joint second place with Lydia and Christine Pedersen of Denmark. But could not maintain this position for long and again she slipped to number three. America's Nelly Korda and Denmark's Christine were ahead of them and New Zealand's Lydia kept giving them constant competition. After the fourth round had 12 holes, once again Aditi went to number three.

American golfer still in first place

America's Nellie Korda is currently running in the first place. His score is 198. A lower score is better in golf. New Zealand's Lydia is in joint third place along with four other players. His score is 203.

Aditi and Lydia are both tied for the number three spot with 15-under 261 scores. The game has been called off due to rain.

Rain forecast

It is also believed that according to Indian timing, the fourth round to be held in the early hours of Saturday may be interrupted by rain. If the fourth round is not played due to rain, then Aditi will get silver, as Aditi remains at number two at the end of the third round.

Many big successes have already been achieved

Aditi is the first Indian female golfer to have participated in Asian Youth Games (2013), Youth Olympic Games (2014), Asian Games (2014). She is also the youngest Indian to win the Lalla Aicha Tour School title. This win earned her an entry for the Ladies European Tour card for the 2016 season. In 2017, she became India's first female professional golfer.

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