Who won the 2020 (2021) Tokyo Olympic Women's golf Gold Medal?

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Nelly Korda Gold Medal Winner

Clue

A player from the USA

Answer

Nelly Korda won the women's individual golf Gold Medal in Tokyo 2021

More about Nelly Korda/s Gold Medal win

The 2021 Women's Olympic golf competition was held 4 August - 7 August at Kasumigaseki Country Club in Japan.

Nelly Korda won the competition and Gold Medal with a total score of 267 (-17), one shot ahead of Mone Inami (-16) and Lydia Ko (-16).

Inami won the first extra hole (the par 4 18th) to win Silver.

Ko, who won the Silver Medal at the 2016 Rio Games, became the first golfer to win multiple medals at Olympic Games.

Korda becomes the first American female golfer to win a medal since 1900 when Margaret Abbott won gold in Paris.

Korda joined fellow countryman Xander Schauffele in giving the US its second Gold Medal in golf in Tokyo.

This marks Korda’s fourth victory of the 2021 season and her first since becoming World No. 1 in June.

Her sister Jessica Korda was tied for 15th place.

Women's Golf Leaderboard Tokyo Olympics 2021

  • United States: Nelly Korda -17
  • Japan: Mone Inami -16
  • New Zealan: Lydia Ko -16
  • India: Aditi Ashok -15
  • Denmark: Emily Kristine Pedersen -13
  • Australia: Hannah Green -13
  • Northern Ireland: Stephanie Meadow -12
  • China: Shanshan Feng -11
  • Philippines: Yuka Saso -10
  • South Korea: Jin Young Ko -10
  • China: Xiyu Lin -10
  • South Korea: Sei Young Kim -10
  • Denmark: Nanna Koerstz Madsen -10