Golfer Aditi Ashok completed fourth in ladies’s particular person stroke play on Saturday.© AFP
Golfer Jeev Milkha Singh on Saturday praised Aditi Ashok for placing up an excellent present within the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Ashok narrowly missed out on an Olympic medal after ending an excellent 4th within the ladies’s particular person stroke play on the Video games. “I’d simply say that the efficiency given by Aditi Ashok, she has created historical past by ending fourth within the competitors. Golf was launched within the Olympics in 2016 after an extended hole and Aditi Ashok has now given new hope to all kids. It will give an enormous enhance to Indian golf,” Jeev Milkha Singh instructed ANI.
“I’ve all the time requested the federal government that there needs to be extra public driving ranges within the nation, each one ought to get an opportunity to attempt their hand at golf. Public driving ranges will assist youngsters to follow their expertise after which they arrive at golf programs to comply with their dream and keenness,” he added.
Speaking about Aditi, Jeev mentioned: “Aditi’s mother and father have helped her and now she has proven something and every little thing is feasible. We’re happy with what Aditi has achieved, do not be disheartened.”
When requested about javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra’s possibilities as he takes half within the remaining on Saturday night, Jeev mentioned: “My father Milkha Singh has all the time had this dream to see our nation as a sporting powerhouse. He will likely be wishing Neeraj Chopra luck from above.”
Neeraj Chopra progressed to the boys’s remaining on the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday after attaining an computerized qualification within the Males’s Lengthy Throws Qualification — Group A.
Qualifying efficiency of 83.50 (Q) or at the least 12 greatest performers (q) superior to the ultimate of the boys’s javelin throw.
Neeraj who was throwing the javelin within the fifteenth place within the group threw a monstrous throw of 86.65m and mechanically certified for the ultimate after simply his first try. Finland’s Lassi Etelatalo was one other thrower who mechanically certified within the first try from Group A.
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