Dipa Karmakar: the first Indian to qualify for World Gymnastics Championships finals
Congrats to the 22-year-old young Indian gymnast, Dipa Karmakar who became the first ever Indian, to qualify for the finals of World Gymnastics Championships. Scoring 14.900 points in the women’s Vault qualification at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow, Dipa stood up at 7th rank among the eight-women finalists list. American Simone Biles ranked first with 15.633 points. Source: PTI This brave girl really made us proud! In 2014, Karmakar became the first Indian woman gymnast to win a bronze medal in Commonwealth Games. She again won bronze medal at the Hiroshima Asian Championships, a few months back in August. Al so,Karmakar excelled with a total of five gold medals for Tripura in the 35th National Games in Kerala, earlier in February. She also finished fourth in the vault final with a score of 14.200 at 2014 Asian Games.