Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been in the news now. Rip Olympics are going on at a brisk pace now and this Dipa Karmakar has scripted a new history. Now, the latest is that the gymnast Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian to make the cut for the individual vault finals in her debut Olympic Games after finishing 8th in the qualifying round here. This is really a big news for her and the country as she is going to be into the finals of her sport. This is surely an enjoyable news and everyone of us should be proud of the girl. The Tripura-girl, who is the country’s first woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, managed to perform her much-appreciated ‘ Produnova‘ vault cleanly to secure 14.850 points after two attempts. She has faced tough competition but survived happily without any much major problems.
Rio Olympics : Dipa Karmakar Creates A Record
In her sport, during the qualifications, Dipa Karmakar had ended sixth after the third of five sub-divisions.She dropped to 8th eventually when Canadian Shallon Olsen‘s terrific effort of 14.950 rejigged the overall standings. She is now into the finals of the sport and these finals are scheduled for August 14 as the top-8 made the cut for the medal round. Dipa secured 7.000 on difficulty and 8.1 on execution in her first attempt. She is going to be make everyone of us happy by even winning the finals. This is what everyone is hoping for and praying for.
Three-time world all-round champion Simone Biles topped the charts with a sensational score of 16.050. The American scored a brilliant 9.700 on execution in both her attempts. North Korea’s Jong Un Hong was a distant second after securing 15.683. Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber secured 15.266. Dipa secured 11.666 for her effort on the uneven bars. Hope Dipa Karmakar makes it big and make us proud in the Rio Olympics.