INDIA AT OLYMPICS, DAY 15 REPORT.

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WOMEN’S GOLF ROUND 4 Indian golfers Aditi Ashok’s promising outing comes to an end as she finishes 4th and misses the medal narrowly. She was consistently ranked in the top 4 during all 4 rounds. She was up for her 4th and final round today, the 23 Y/O rolled in five birdies, in the first 8 holes of the course, Aditi had a flawless start with three birdies which included back-to-back ones on holes 5 and 6 and was also the leader at a stage but then slipped to 4th. Aditi held her never and in the 13th, 14th and 15th hole she putt birdie. Down to the final hole where she putt par, Aditi Ashok is ranked 200th in the world rankings and in this Olympic with her constant stellar show she finishes 4th, calls for celebration. She’s missed the medal by the barest of margins but how promising from the 200th ranked player to consistently be in the top 4 rankings. So close yet so far, India continue to wait for their first medal in Golf at the Olympics. Diksha Dagar the other golfer finished round 4 with 1 under par (-1) with a score of 70. Overall she finished tied 50th with 6th over par (+6) and score of 290.

Aditi Ashok (Left) finishes 4th in the rankings and misses the medal narrowly, Diksha Dagar finishes 50th in the rankings.

WRESTLING : MEN’S 65 KG BRONZE MEDAL MATCH Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia after losing is semi-final was up against Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov and wins 8-0. Daulet given the 30 second timer and fails to score as Bajrang gets a point, Bajrang pushes Daulet out and that was halftime and Bajrang walks off with the 2-0 lead. Bags in 6 more with several counterattacks and finishes with a comprehensive win getting India a Bronze, this was India’s 6th medal equalling the London Olympics medal count.

Bajrang Punia gets a Bronze for India and was India’s 6th at Tokyo Olympics levelling the 2012 London Olympics medal count.

MEN’S JAVELIN THROW FINAL Indian Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra scripts history as he’s the first Indian to win a goal in track and field at Olympics. This is India’s 7th medal and is India’s best medal count in Olympics. Neeraj Chopra was the leader right from his first attempt as he recorded a throw of 87.03M and then in his second attempt he rewrote his previous attempt of 87.03 to 87.58 ensuring a much better chance of the Gold and it remained so till the end as Neeraj Chopra wins a gold for India in Tokyo 2020.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra gets a gold for India.

Neeraj Chopra special saw India’s Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be the best so far. That is it on India’s schedule at Tokyo Olympics 2020. India finish with 7 medals and this is India’s best medal count at Olympics.

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