India at 2020 Tokyo Olympics Day 15 LIVE Updates: Aditi Ashok goes T-1st in 3-way gold medal fight


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Aditi Ashok (in white) reacts after making a birdie in Tokyo on Saturday.

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06:46 AM (Golf): And Aditi does it! She remains T1 with 10 Holes left.

06:44 AM (Golf): Korda makes a birdie to go 15 Under, pressure on Aditi, who putts for a birdie next as well.

06:35 AM (Golf): Aditi hits fairway at the beginning of Hole 8, an opportunity to hit a birdie on the cards!

06:30 AM (Golf): Aditi was never missing that putt. She is now Tied-1st! with Korda making a double bogey. It’s a three-way battle to the gold medal now after Hole 7.

06:28 AM (Golf): Leader Nelly Korda makes rare poor choices and is under the pressure of hitting a double bogey.

06:17 AM (Golf): Aditi goes Tied-2nd as she matches Lydia Ko’s 14 Under after the New Zealand World No. 2 missed a putt at Hole 6.

06:12 AM (Golf): Aditi Ashok is 3rd at the moment with 13 Holes to go. She is a stroke behind New Zealand’s Lydia Ko while being chased by Denmark’s Emily Pedersen at 12 under.

4:17 AM (Golf): Round 4 of the women’s individual stroke play begins where Aditi Ashok stands in line for a historic podium finish. She carded a three-under 67 in the third round to hold on to the second position. The other Indian golfer in the fray, Diksha Dagar, remained in the lower half of the leaderboard after an erratic one-over 72, her third successive over-par card of the week.

4:10 AM: Hello and welcome to the Live coverage of Day 15 of India’s action at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. An exciting and blockbuster day awaits the nation as three athletes stand in the fray for India’s next medal at the Japanese capital. If India can manage to clinch a medal in at least two of three events on Day 15, the contingent will match their best every tally of six won at the 2012 London Olympics. Here’s all you can expect from the Indian contingent on Saturday, August 7.