Golfer Aditi Ashok is at the moment ranked second after one other stellar efficiency in Spherical 3 within the ladies’s particular person stroke play on the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The 23-year-old rolled in 5 birdies to be positioned second on twelve-under 201 forward of a New Zealander, an Australian, a Japanese, and a Danish golfer (203) — who all are tied on third place. The Indian completed spherical three with 68 (-3) for Day 3 on the Kasumigaseki Nation Membership. With half the sphere beginning on the again 9 resulting from climate situations, Nelly Korda (USA) retained the lead heading into Saturday’s closing spherical.
The American shot a 2-under 69 on Friday, to go together with rounds of 4-under and 9-under, to take a seat at 15-under 198 via 54 holes. She is three strokes away from Aditi at the moment who has been fairly constant this complete week.
Of the Rio 2016 medallists, reigning champion PARK Inbee (KOR) is tied-Twenty fifth (par), reigning silver medallist Lydia Ko (NZL) is tied-Third (10-under), and Shanshan Feng (CHN) is tied-Tenth (7-under).
Aditi Ashok has had three birdies within the first 8 holes and improved to an general rating of 12 below par. She was second by herself till then, with a 2-stroke lead over the third place.
The bogeys in holes 9 and 11 introduced her down a bit however Aditi Ashok remained within the combine.
Japan’s Inami moved to -11 at that second within the contest whereas the USA’s Nelly Korda was comfortably on prime all through the penultimate spherical.
One other birdie within the seventeenth gap of the third spherical noticed Aditi clawing again to 12 below par. Within the closing gap, the Indian sank a par to finish the day with a pleasant cushion to 3rd.
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