U.S. Golfer Nelly Korda Wins Olympic Gold, Finishing U.S. Golden Sweep l Janaseva News

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Nelly Korda of Staff USA performs her shot from the 18th tee throughout the ultimate spherical of the Ladies’s Particular person Stroke Play on Saturday on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games.

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Nelly Korda of Staff USA performs her shot from the 18th tee throughout the ultimate spherical of the Ladies’s Particular person Stroke Play on Saturday on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games.

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TOKYO — American Nelly Korda completed with a one-shot victory within the Olympic ladies’s golf competitors battling each the rain and her opponents within the ultimate spherical. With the win, america swept the gold medals in golf.

Korda, 23, continued her glowing season after profitable her first main, the Ladies’s PGA Championship in June, in addition to two different tournaments, after which snagging the world primary rating. Now she will add an Olympic gold medal to her assortment of firsts this yr.

“I’ve had a pretty good stretch of events, but that doesn’t mean necessarily that you’re going to play well,” she mentioned. “You kind of try to put the expectations to the side and just go out, have a nice fresh week, and enjoy the Olympic experience.”


USA’s Nelly Korda (L) is congratulated by her sister USA’s Jessica Korda (R) after profitable the gold medal on the Kasumigaseki Nation Membership on Saturday.

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USA’s Nelly Korda (L) is congratulated by her sister USA’s Jessica Korda (R) after profitable the gold medal on the Kasumigaseki Nation Membership on Saturday.

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Her 17 beneath par was one shot higher than Mone Inami of Japan and Lydia Ko of New Zealand who completed at 16 beneath and had a playoff for the silver. Inami bested her to seize silver and Ko took bronze.

Korda and the remainder of the sector needed to wait out a rain delay of about an hour and likewise battle by way of Japan’s warmth and humidity on the Kasumigaseki Nation Membership.

Nelly wasn’t the one Korda to have fun on Saturday. Her 28-year-old sister, Jessica, shot a 64 for the low rating of the ultimate spherical, and completed tied for fifteenth. After Nelly’s profitable putt, Jessica rushed out to the 18th inexperienced to offer her a giant celebratory hug.

The final time a U.S. girl received a gold medal in golf was in 1900 when Margaret Abbott received on the Paris Olympics.

Nelly Korda joins fellow American Xander Schauffele who received the gold within the males’s competitors final Sunday.

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Teja Sirisipalli

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