Rio Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok finishes an impressive seventh on Day One


Teenager Aditi Ashok, turned out to be best advertisement for Indian women’s golf as she displayed no sign of nervousness and carded a superb 3-under 68 to be placed tied 7th at the end of the first round in the Olympic Women Golf competition here on Wednesday.

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The 18-year-old from Bengaluru showed no signs of nerves on her debut, and had a bogey-free round, which the men from India had failed to do in their four days on the course.

Ashok was just three shots behind leader Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand, who shot a six-under-par 65. The Indian had identical rounds of 34 on the front and the back nine.

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