‘Pride of India’: Twitter on gymnast Dipa Karmakar’s Rio show

  • Sayan Ghosh, Hindustan times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Aug 15, 2016 07:29 IST
Dipa Karmakar competes at 2016 Rio Olympics. She is the first female gymnast to represent India at the Olympics. (Reuters Photo)

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed out on the bronze medal in women’s vault at the Rio Olympics on Sunday after scoring 15.066 in the final.

Dipa scored 14.866 in her first attempt when she went for a Tsukahara vault and then followed it up with a Produnova in her second attempt which fetched her 15.266 points.

READ: Rio 2016: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar finishes fourth in vault final

Dipa Karmakar was the first ever female Indian gymnast to take part in the Olympics and Twitter was quick to applaud her on the brilliant performances she produced in the women’s vault final.

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