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Viraj Madappa, Rashid, Khan, Avani Prashanth seal Asian Games berth in trials

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Viraj Madappa and Rashid Khan held their nerves to qualify for this yr’s Asian Video games in Hangzhou, after a troublesome five-round trial meet on the KGA course, which ended on Saturday.

Madappa, who shot every of his 5 rounds underneath par with playing cards of 66-68-71-69-67 pipped Rashid as 4 greatest rounds have been counted during which he was discovered to be two strokes forward. Out of his 5 rounds, Madappa’s third spherical of 71 was discarded, whereas within the case of Rashid (68-73-67-66-71), the second spherical of 1-over was discarded. That left Madappa with a complete of 18-under 270, whereas Rashid’s complete was 16-under 272.

Within the ladies’s part, newbie Avani Prashanth continued her spectacular run taking pictures a gentle closing spherical of 1-under 71 and completed forward of Jahanvi Bakshi, who after 4 an identical playing cards of 69, shot 70 on the ultimate day.

Avani’s complete of 4 greatest rounds was 14-under 274, whereas Jahanvi’s 4 greatest rounds added as much as 12-under 276. Hitaashee Bakshi, whose 66 was the most effective closing spherical card, had the third greatest complete of 6-under 282 for 4 rounds.

Sixteen golfers competed for 2 berths within the males’s part and 11 for the ladies’s part.

Anirban Lahiri, Shubhankar Sharma, Aditi Ashok and Tvesa Malik got direct berths for the Asiand by advantage of being the highest two ranked Indians. The Asian Video games are scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25.