India’s Aditi Ashok missed a medal narrowly as she signed off 4th in the Olympic Games’ golf competition after carding a three-under 68 in the weather-hit final round here on Saturday.
The 23-year-old Bengalurean ended two strokes off the pace with a total of 15-under 269.
It was a heartbreaking end to Aditi’s campaign considering she started the day at 2nd. But it was nonetheless a major improvement as she had finished tied 41st in the 2016 edition where golf made a comeback to the Olympics.
In the final round, she fired five birdies — on the 5th, 6th, 8th, 13th and 14th holes — against two bogeys on the 9th and 11th.
Overnight leader and world number one Nelly Korda clinched the gold medal with a 2-under 69 that left her 17-under overall and a shot ahead of Japan’s Mone Inami (65) and New Zealand’s Lydia Ko (65).
Inami and Ko will compete in a play-off to decide the silver and bronze medal winners.
India will be hoping for a medal from Neeraj Chopra as he competes in the men’s javelin throw final. Chopra threw 86.59m in the qualification round and expectations will be high.
Women’s Individual Round 4 — Diksha Dagar, starts at 4:17 AM
Women’s Individual Round 4 — Aditi Ashok, starts at 4:48 AM
Result: Finishes fourth
Men’s 65kg Freestyle Bronze Medal Match — Bajrang Punia, at 3:55 PM
Men’s Javelin Throw final — Neeraj Chopra, starts at 04:30 PM
Tokyo Olympics 2020 live telecast India and streaming details
The live broadcast of India’s Olympics matches will take place on Sony Sports Network. Sony TEN 1 HD/SD, Sony TEN 2 HD/SD and Sony SIX HD/SD with English commentary. Sony TEN 3 HD/SD to live telecast Tokyo Olympics 2021 with Hindi Commentary. DD Sports will live broadcast India matches on its Direct-to-home DTH service.