Rio Olympics 2016: Daily Schedule of Events in IST (20/08/2016)
|Sat Aug 20 2016
PV Sidhu won India its Second medal at Rio and the first ever Silver in Badminton, its been a year for women athletes for India. Aditi Ashok became the first Indian woman to make it to the finals of the Golf event, a lot is expected from this teenager as she is the lone warrior in action today. Following is the daily schedule of events for India at Olympics on 19th August 2016 (In IST) –
|Sport||Event||Round||Indians in Action||Time|
|Golf||Women’s Individual||Finals||Aditi Ashok||3:30 PM|
Television/ Streaming Information: All matches will be telecasted on the Star Sports network and hotstar.com. All India-centric matches will also be shown on DD National.
Some of the Key Pointers for Indians in Action
- This teenage sensation from Bengaluru has already made a name for herself in the Professional circuit ever since she won the qualifying finals to earn a full card on the Ladies European Tour (LET). She has six international wins, 17 titles including 5 Low Amateur finishes in LPGA/LET events, and has an impressive tally of top 10 finishes. She is also the first Asian to win the 2015 St. Rule Trophy and Lawson Trophy (St Andrews Links). Aditi is also the first Asian as silver medallist and runner-up at the International European Ladies Amateur Championship in 2015. She is currently tied at 31st and looking at her form in the last few days, we can expect a good show from her in finals as well and a Top 10 finish here would do a world of good to her future.
At the young age of 18, Aditi has made her mark on Indian sport. The teen remains India’s only woman golfer at Rio 2016.
Aditi had qualified for the Olympics on the basis of the Olympic criteria of players being eligible based on the world rankings. According to the criteria, a maximum of two eligible players from each country that does not already have two or more players among the top-15 are selected.