Dipa Karmakar on Sunday made history by turning into the first ever Indian gymnast to fit the bill for the Olympic Games 2016. At the Final Qualifier asl well as Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro, Karmakar delivered a solid show completing ninth in the first of the four subdivisions of the women artistic category.
Dipa Karmakar First Indian Woman Gymnast To Qualify Olympics
She gathered an aggregate score of 52.698 points while her last rankings will be known strictly when finishing of the event with rivalry in three different subdivisions going on at present. Her first vault, the much troublesome Produnova, gave Karmakar 15.066 points the most noteworthy among the 14 contenders. However, a poor show in the uneven bars brought her points down as she gathered 11.700, the second more awful among the 14 members.
Dipa Karmakar First Female Gymnast Qualify For Olympics 2016
The Tripura young lady secured 13.366 and 12.566 points in the bar and floor works out. Gymnastic authorities said that her Rio Games compartment is pretty much guaranteed after the solid show.
“Dipa is 100 percent guaranteed of an Olympic billet with this 52.698 score. There are three subdivisions to go yet she has effectively beaten gymnasts from three nations. So she has qualified,” international referee Deepak Kagra said.
Rio 2016 Olympic Games
“This Test event has members from 33 nations and since her score is over the members of no less than three nations, she will complete in the main 30 nation shrewd. That is sufficient for her to fit for the Rio Olympics,” he included. The 22-year-old couldn’t secure an Olympic berth in the World Championships in November last as she completed outside the platform, in fifth spot.
Dipa First Indian Woman Gymnast Ever To Qualify For Olympics
She was before put as second serve for the progressing Olympic Test event in Rio yet was informed a month ago that she has creeped into the shortlist of members.
Dipa Karmakar has made history by turning into the first woman gymnast to have victorious win of bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. She then turned into the first Indian woman gymnast to highlight in the finals of World Championships in November last. This win made her the first Indian woman to secure a commonwealth gymnastics medal and attain an achievement of the second Indian to win, after Ashish Kumar.