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Park leads by 1 shot over Lewis in women's golf

Stacy Lewis made 11 birdies on Thursday to match the low score at Olympic Golf Course with an 8-under 63, putting her right in the mix for a gold medal in women's golf.

The American had no complaints about her golf or her position at the halfway point of the first Olympic women's golf competition since 1900. Lewis was one shot behind Inbee Park of South Korea, who birdied her last two holes for another 5-under 66 and the 36-hole lead.

Charley Hull kept alive British hopes for a gold medal sweep in golf with a 66 that left her two shots behind Park.

Lewis piled up the birdies, finishing with four in a row, the last one the most unlikely. Her tee shot on the par-5 18th...

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