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Published: 11:09 | 13/8/16

Power still hopeful of medal

Irish golfer Seamus Power says his driving game will be a key factor in his quest to win an Olympic medal in Rio.

The 29-year old hit an eagle and four birdies in a second-round four under 67 on Friday to move 17 places up the leaderboard to tied 10th.

The West Waterford GC golfer lies four under par for the tournament, six shots behind leader Marcus Fraser of Australia.

"[There will be] A lot of the same [over the final two rounds] to be honest. I'm driving it well. They will be tucking the pins, so you have to plan to play away from all the pins and give yourself chances," he said.

"There's some holes where obvious birdie holes and a lot of holes you just really try to get to. I will sort of pick my spots and see if I can make some 15, 20 footers."

Power says his Ireland team-mate Padraig Harrington and team leader Paul McGinley have been crucial in keeping him focused on his game at Reserva da Marapendi Golf Course.

"The most nervous I've been this week was on the first tee playing my practice round with Padraig. He's an idol for Irish golf, always has been.

"It's been great to get to know him a little bit and play with him. He's been very helpful. Paul, too, and Ronan [Flood, Harrington's caddie]."

Three-time major winner Harrington birdied his last two holes for a level-par 71 in his second round. He lies tied 21st in the 60-man field, nine shots behind Fraser and seven shots off the medal places.

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