Saso blows off medal chance
Buenos aires—Golfer Yuka Saso blew her chance to secure a medal after miscalculating a crucial putt in a three-way playoff Thursday at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games here.
The 17-year-old Filipino-Japanese saw her six-footer for par miss the cup, ending the hunt for a possible bronze medal for the Philippines in women's individual golf.
Saso figured into a playoff with Alessia Nobilio of Italy and Emma Spitz of Austria after finish the final round tied at 214.
Kim Grace of Australia fired a one-over 71 and assembled 211 to secure the gold medal amid the chilly weather and overcast skies at the Hurlingham Club.