Dipa Karmakar becomes the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the Olympics
April 18, 2016 - Uncategorized
Dipa Karmakar has created history by becoming the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the Olympics. The 22-year-old put up a strong performance in the final qualifier, scoring 52.698 points to secure a place in the Rio Olympics 2016.
Behind Karmakar’s achievement, is a story of guts, hard work, and determination. Karmakar is one of the few female gymnasts to regularly land the Produnova, one of the most dangerous vaults in the gymnastic world. She has also logged the highest score on a Produnova in the world Read more…