Aditi Ashok

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 (IANS) India’s Aditi Ashok, who finished 41st after the fourth round of women’s golf competition at the Rio Olympics on Saturday, encouraged kids to take up the sport as a career option.

Aditi took to Twitter to share her experience and encourage kids in India to take up the sport as a career.

“Thank you @LETgolf Had a great week and going with invaluable experience playing @OlympicGolf #Rio2016,” she tweeted.

“I hope to see more kids playing golf @IndianGolfUnion Thank you. I had a great week playing @OlympicGolf #IND,” she added.

Aditi finished her maiden appearance at the Olympics with a five over 76 — taking her cumulative score to seven over 291 after 72 holes — after the fourth round here.

The 18-year-old, who had shot successive rounds of three under 68 over the first two days of competition, was eventually placed 41st at the end of her final round.

Korean Inbee Park with a score of 268 clinched the gold while New Zealand’s Lydia Ko scored 273 for the silver and China’s Shanshan Feng, with a cumulative score of 274 settled for the bronze.

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