Asian Video games: Aditi Ashok Slips On Remaining Day, Indicators Off With Silver In Girls’s Golf


Aditi Ashok’s fortunes tumbled on the ultimate day as she carded a horrendous five-over 77 to log out with a silver for India’s first medal in ladies’s golf on the Asian Video games in Hangzhou on Sunday. Coming into the ultimate day with a commanding seven-stroke lead, Aditi noticed the benefit evaporate as she stumbled upon 4 bogeys and a double bogey in opposition to a lone birdie to slide to the second place. Within the forefront for the gold medal after three days, Aditi’s hunch additionally noticed the staff slip from first to fourth and finish with no medal.

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India’s different two gamers, Pranavi Urs (75) and Avani Prashanth (76), additionally had a tough day within the ultimate spherical. Pranavi completed thirteenth and Avani was T-18.

It was a troublesome day for scoring, as solely six gamers shot underneath par and solely two went into the 60s.

Considered one of them was the 21-year-old Arpichaya Yubol of Thailand, who like Aditi performs on the LPGA Tour. Yubol shot 68 within the ultimate spherical and received the gold forward of the Indian. The bronze medal was claimed by Korea’s Hyunjo Yoo (65) who had the most effective spherical of the ultimate day.

Within the males’s part, Anirban Lahiri (65-67-74-68) was T-12, SSP Chawrasia (67-72-68-75) dropped to T-28. Khalin Joshi (70-69-69-73) was T-27 and Shubhankar Sharma (68-69-76-73) was thirty second.

The Indian males ended seventh as Korea took the gold, Thailand had been second and Hong Kong third.

Within the males’s part, Hong Kong’s Taichi Kho (62-60-70-69) was 27-under as he held on to his third-round result in win gold. Korea’s PGA Tour winner, Sungjae Im (66-65-66-65) took silver at 26-under. Taipei’s Chien-Yao Hung (65-63-67-69) at 24-under received bronze.

The 25-year-old Aditi, who had rounds of 67-65-61 on the primary three days, crashed from in a single day 22-under to 17-under within the ultimate spherical.

In distinction her enjoying companion, Arpichaya Yubol of Thailand, compiled an excellent 68 in troublesome scoring situations on a day, when simply two gamers carded beneath 70. Yubol (67-65-69-68), trailing Aditi by seven photographs, rose from 15-under to 19-under and beat Aditi by two photographs.

Korea’s Hyunjo Yoo (68-73-66-65) at 16-under completed third for the bronze medal as she raced previous a bunch of better-known names with six birdies on the again 9 in her spherical of 7-under 65.

Korea received the staff gold with an enormous margin of 25 photographs as they totalled 74-under, with Thailand (51-under) second and Hong Kong (50-under) completed third. The fancied Chinese language completed sixth.

In the meantime within the males’s staff, Anirban Lahiri confirmed restoration after being hit by the warmth, as he shot 68 within the ultimate spherical, however his teammates had been manner off. Lahiri was the highest Indian at T-12, whereas the staff was seventh.

General, Korea was the one staff to determine amongst medals in all 4 sections.

For India, it was fourth particular person medal in golf with Lakshman Singh and Shiv Kapur profitable the gold within the 1982 and 2002 editions and Rajiv Mohta claiming a silver in New Delhi.

An Indian squad comprising Lakshman, Rajiv, Rishi Narain and Amit Luthra had received the staff gold in 1982, whereas the nation additionally received two staff silver medals in 2006 and 2010 editions at Doha and Guangzhou.

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