Lydia Ko has won New Zealand's 20th medal at Tokyo Olympics

Publish Date
Saturday, 7 August 2021, 5:10PM

Lydia Ko has won New Zealand's 20th medal of the Tokyo Olympics after claiming bronze in the women's individual golf today.

The Kiwi finished her fourth round today at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in a share of second place with Japanese golfer Mone Inami after shooting a total score of 16-under.

Following a playoff between the golfers, Ko took out the bronze medal after failing to sink her putt.

Nelly Korda of the United States claimed gold finishing with a total of 17-under, while Inami won silver.

Ko made history today as the only two-time Olympic medallist in women's golf.

Today's medal joins the silver she won in Rio five years ago.

Congratulations Lydia!