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Olympics : Lahiri finishes at T-42 rank

Tokyo [Japan]: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri on Sunday ended his Tokyo Olympics journey as he finished at Tied 42nd in the men’s competition. The PGA Tour star was left frustrated on Saturday as he was not able to keep his foot on the pedal at Kasumigaseki Country Club’s East course after an opening 67 on Thursday was followed up with an uneventful 72. Golfer Udayan Mane’s journey also came to an end as he finished at rank 56. “#Golf update Golfer Anirban Lahiri ends his #Tokyo2020 journey, finishing at T42 rank. We wish him best of luck for his future competitions!” SAIMedia tweeted.

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Golfer Udayan Mane officially qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, joins Anirban Lahiri

Udayan Mane on Tuesday officially booked himself a maiden Olympic berth, becoming the second Indian male golfer after Anirban Lahiri to be Tokyo-bound for the mega-event starting July 23. The 30-year-old Mane, currently the second-highest ranked Indian in the world at 356, was all set to make the cut after Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo announced his withdrawal from the quadrennial event on June 24. The official announcement was made on Tuesday with Mane finding himself at the 60th spot in the Olympic golf ranking list which was made available on the International Golf Federation’s (IGF) website. “…I’m still pinching myself as it hasn’t yet sunk in fully,” Mane said. “With a great 2020-21 season on the PGTI, I felt that I had almost sealed my qualification for the Olympics but the lockdown in India this year put some doubts in my mind whether I could…