She is just four strokes behind leader South Korean Inbee Park.

Watch out for Indian golfer Aditi Ashok she might just get us another medalFacebook
news Rio2016 Friday, August 19, 2016 - 08:29

It's not just the women wrestlers and shuttlers who are India's hope at Rio Olympics. Another one from the women brigade that has come out firing on all cylinders is Indian golfer Aditi Ashok. In the 8th position now, Aditi is within striking distance of a medal for India.

India's Aditi Ashok continued to impress as she carded a second straight three-under 68 to be four strokes behind leader South Korean Inbee Park, who carded a second straight 66 to sit at the top.

Overall, she is tied eighth after the second round of the women's golf event at the Olympic Games in Rio.

The 18-year-old got off to a flying start on Thursday after getting a birdie on the par-five first hole before getting two more birdies on the par-three fourth and par-four ninth holes till the halfway mark.

In the back nine, she bogeyed the par-five 10th hole before picking her again with consecutive birdies on the 15th and 16th hole.

However, a bogey on the par-five 18th hole again gave her a 68 that took her total to six-under 136. She shared the eighth position with four other golfers.

Lewis Stacy of the US carded a stunning eight-under 63 to be one stroke behind Inbee.

Britain's Charley Hull (66) and Brooke Hendersen of Canada (64) shared the third spot on eight-under 134 total.

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