Tokyo Olympics 2020: India’s Diksha Dagar gets belated Games entry after South African golfer withdraws.

Diksha Dagar

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Tokyo: India’s golf challenge at the Tokyo Olympics got a lift with Diksha Dagar being given a late passage into the ladies’ golf contest starting 5 August.

Diksha, who was among the stores when the rundown was concluded before within the month, was passed on the knowledge by the International Golf Federation through the Indian Golf Union (IGU).

The IGU has since started making courses of action for Diksha to arrive at Tokyo on schedule for the Games.

She will join Aditi Ashok in the group. It is the principal Olympic appearance for the left-gave Diksha, while Aditi will play her subsequent Olympics.

Nonetheless, Diksha, who was brought into the world with a consultation hindrance, will presently have the special honor of having addressed India at both the Deaf Olympics in 2017, where she completed second for a silver award.

Diksha qualified after South Africa’s Paula Reto chosen to tug out and Austria declined to form a redistribution for his or her golfer Sarah Schober, consistent with data from the IGU.

Diksha likewise addressed India at the 2018 Asian Games and afterward turned proficient in 2019 and has since won two titles on the women European Tour, one among them a group occasion.

Before the news came in, Diksha was entered and booked to play the ISPS Handa Invitational in Ireland.

In the mean solar time , the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) likewise has begun the customs for the accreditation and travel.

While Diksha herself might not need to confront any long isolate issues, her dad, Naren Dagar, her mentor who is likewise regularly her caddie, had quite recently gotten back to India.

He will likewise have to complete his customs the IGU and IOA to have the option to help Diksha, who was in the rundown of top-60 when the Olympics were initially scheduled in July 2020 preceding being delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

She has additionally addressed India at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta where she was one of three ladies golf players from the country.

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