- May 8, 2002
- Reaction score
World number one Nelly Korda pulled within tantalising reach of the gold medal in Olympic women's golf on Friday, as Aditi Ashok boosted India's hopes of an unlikely podium spot after the third round at Kasumigaseki Country Club. Overnight leader by four strokes, American Korda carded a two-under 69 to lead by three from Ashok (68). Former world number one Lydia Ko stormed into medal contention, the New Zealander shooting a 66 to finish in the bronze position on 10-under with Australian Hannah Green (67), Dane Emily Kristene Pedersen (70) and home hope Mone Inami (68).