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Asian Games 2022: 15-year-old amateur Avani Prashanth makes Indian golf team

Asian Games 2022: 15-year-old amateur Avani Prashanth makes Indian golf team

Golf
Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma in the men’s and Aditi Ashok and Tvesa Malik among the women were handed direct entries on the basis of their rankings. Fifteen-year-old amateur golfer Avani Prashanth made her way to the Indian team for the Asian Games 2022 by topping the women's trials which concluded at the Karnataka Golf Association in Bengaluru on Saturday. In the men’s trials for the Asian Games, Viraj Madappa was followed by Rashid Khan, a silver medallist from the 2010 Asian Games, on the leaderboard. The two booked their places in the Indian golf team for the continental showpiece event in Hangzhou. Overall, 16 men were competing for two available spots while 11 women competed for one place. The trial lasted for five days but only the best four rounds of each player were con...