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1 seed Nelly Korda (USA) wins Olympic gold in golf and mixed sports

1 seed Nelly Korda wins golf gold Photo: © getty

Saturday, 07/08/2021, 7:35 am

Olympic gold medalist Nelly Korda (USA)! Number 1 in the world wins the Olympic golf championship with just one stroke.

The daughter of former tennis star Peter Korda went by four strokes before the final round. It would be interesting again on that. Korda himself fails with a double ghost on hole 7. Moni Inami comes with a chain bird on holes 12 through 15, and closes with Korda with another bird on hole 17. However, the Japanese have to accept a ghost on the last hole.

Korda plays the last holeshot and thus fits the victory. There is a silver medal playoff between Inami and Lydia Ko, with the Japanese winning the silver medal in Rio on their first extra hole.

Tyrolean Christine Wolf concluded the tournament after a completely unsuccessful third round, losing 56th place.

wolf ‘very frustrated’

Wolf managed a birdie on the last lap, which had to be interrupted for 45 minutes by a thunderstorm. But you also ran under three ghost. Four days later, there were 297 strokes or 13 above the level, so she wasn’t happy at all.

“I’m very disappointed, especially from yesterday’s tour, nothing worked. Today I played a little bit stronger, but didn’t really fall,” said Wolff, who finished 13th in the season standings for the European Tour, at the tournament. ORF interview.

She is hoping for an improvement in the upcoming tournaments because she is already in good shape. “I’ve played really well this year, so it hurts to get a result like that here.”

Textquelle: © LAOLA1 / APA

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