Teenage Golfer Aditi Ashok Keeps India’s Medal Hopes Alive At Rio Olympics, Know About her

The Logical Indian Karnataka

August 20th, 2016 / 2:25 PM

Image Courtesy: Twitter | Twiiter

Aditi carries forward the hope for a medal
Wrestler Sakshi Malik and shuttler PV Sindhu have already bagged medals for India at the Rio Olympics and there is still hope for more medals coming India’s way. That hope is being carried by golfer Aditi Ashok. Aditi started her maiden Olympics campaign with a high, getting three-under 68 to finish tied seventh after opening round. By second round, she was tied eighth. However, the Bengaluru teenager performed poorly in the third and penultimate round by carding eight over 79 to lie tied 31st with a three round aggregate of two-over 215.

Screenshot_4


First national win when she was 9
Aditi first tryst with golf began at the age of 5. So far, her game has shown a lot of potential for the future. The 18-year-old made history by becoming the only Indian golfer to play Asian Youth Games (2013) Youth Olympic Games (2014) and Asian Games (2014). Her maiden national win was at the age of 9 years and 10 months. She is a three-time National Junior Champion and two-time National Amateur Champion. She remains India’s only woman golfer at Rio 2016.


Achievements
She is the only Indian golfer to have played the Asian Youth Games (2013) Youth Olympic Games (2014) and Asian Games (2014)

She is three-time national junior champion in 2012, 2013, 2014. She is two-time national amateur champion in 2011, 2014. She is the youngest and first Indian to win Ladies European Tour’s Lalla Aicha Tour School 2016 with the lowest winning score of 23-under par at 17 years


The Logical Indian congratulates Aditi for all what she has achieved so far and also wishes her good luck to win a medal at Rio. Win or lose, we as a country are proud of you.


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

aditi ashok

Aditi Ashok: The Woman Who Made 2016 Her Own

India And A Double Digit Medal Tally At Tokyo 2020, Olympics – Possible?

54-Year-Old Cancer Survivor From Argentina Wins A Gold Medal At Rio Olympics

Sakshi Malik

A Girl From The State With Worst Sex Ratio Gives India First Medal In Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics: The Sensational Feat Of Sakshi Malik, The First Indian Woman To Win A Medal In Wrestling

Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik Makes History: Wins India’s 1st Medal in Rio, a Bronze in Wrestling!

Latest on The Logical Indian

My Social Responsibility

These Two Friends Started Goa’s First Zero-Waste Store To Beat Plastic Pollution At Its Root

News

SC/ST Quota In Job Promotions: Supreme Court Refuses To Refer Case To Larger 7-Judge Bench

News

Public Has Right To Know; Supreme Court To Live Stream Court Proceedings

News

Delhi Ranked 6th In The List Of Fastest Growing, Best Performing Metro Cities In The World: Study

News

Aadhaar Not Needed For Opening Bank Accounts, SIM But Mandatory For PAN Card: SC Verdict

My Story

My Story: Now I Know Why My Father Insisted On Carrying Home Packed Food During Train Journeys

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.