Digvijay tied second on rain-hit day

BEIJING: : Digvijay Singh was lying tied second with six holes remaining when rain stopped play in the first round of the $200,000 Crowne Plaza Open here on Thursday.

Digvijay was one shot off the lead held by Thai Thaworn Wiratchant, who carded a three-under 69 at the Grand Epoch City Golf Club. One shot behind the Indian was upcoming Chinese star Li Chao, who shot 70.

As many as 45 players were still to complete their rounds.

Leading first round scores:

69: Thaworn Wiratchant; 70: Li Chao; 71: Gerald Rosales, Prom Meesawat, James Stewart; 72: Jonathan O'Sullivan, Prayad Marksaeng, Chang Tse-peng, Jochen Lupprian, Larry Austin. — PTI

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