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Tokyo Olympics: India applauds golfer Aditi Ashok following 4th-place finish

India barely missed out on a chance of winning a medal in golf at the Tokyo Olympics, with female golfer Aditi Ashok finishing fourth. However, the nation applauded her efforts to help India secure its best-ever golf finish in the competition.

Tokyo Olympics: India applauds golfer Aditi Ashok following 4th-place finish-ayh
Tokyo, First Published Aug 7, 2021, 12:34 PM IST

So near, yet so far. It is precisely what must be going through the mind of female Indian golfer Aditi Ashok and the fans. The world number 200 Indian produced an out of the ordinary performance to finish sixth at the Tokyo Olympics.

While she missed the medal just by a whisker, she certainly helped India register its best finish in the sport at the event. Consequently, she was applauded by the Indians, who feel that she has given a new identity to the sport in India and has inspired a lot of young athletes.

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From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to President Ram Nath Kovind and many more, all cheered her purposes. Here are a few of the appreciation tweets for Aditi to be checked out:

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