Ranveer Singh Saini and Monica Jajoo represented India in Golf playing 4 rounds of 18 holes team play over 4 consecutive days at the Yas Links Golf Course for the World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
The duo held the top spot on the leader board for 3 consecutive days under prevailing conditions of strong winds and a tough competition from other teams. The final round was played among teams India, USA, Norway and Denmark in the top 4 positions and Hong Kong, Guatemala, Macau trailing behind. India was in the lead up to the 15th hole.
Having Secured Gold at the World Games of 2015 in Los Angeles, this would have been their second gold medal at this platform. But at the 18th hole, India finished Second clinching the SILVER medal, beating Norway and Denmark and losing only to the USA, in a nail-biting finish.
This is India’s second medal in Golf in consecutive World Games.