Charley Hull in third place at halfway stage of Olympic golf

Charley Hull
Charley Hull

Burton Latimer's Charley Hull is firmly in the running for Olympic gold in Rio.

The 20-year-old sits in joint third place after two rounds of the golf competition in Brazil having backed up her opening 68 with a 66 today.

She trails the halfway leader Inbee Park of South Korea by two shots and is tied with Canada's Brooke Henderson in third with Stacy Lewis in second.

The tournament continues tomorrow.