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- Tokyo Olympics 2021 Aditi Ashok Qualifies For Olympics For The Second Time; Among Men, Anirban Lahiri Has Qualified For The Olympics
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Aditi Ashok list was at number 44. He was supposed to qualify for the Olympics.
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok has qualified for the Olympics for the second time. On Tuesday, the International Golf Federation released the list of names of women players for the Olympics. Earlier last week, Anirban Lahiri had qualified for the Olympics in the men’s list released. Lahiri is ranked 60th in the list. The Tokyo Olympics are to be held from 23 July to 8 August.
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Lahiri is the only Indian male player to have qualified in golf for this Olympics. Apart from Lahiri, SSP Chaurasia also qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Golf was included twice from the Rio Olympics in 2016
Golf was reintroduced in the Olympics in 2016. Before this, golf was last included in the 1904 Olympics.
Except America, only two players from any country can participate.
Players from 36 countries will participate in golf in the Olympics. Except America, only two players from each country can qualify for the Olympics. The US is the only country from where more than two players can qualify. America has got this advantage due to being in a better position in the international rankings.