India’s Dipa Karmakar continued to stamp her class with another medal-winning performance at the recently-concluded 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships in Hiroshima. The artistic gymnast clinched bronze in women’s vault and finished seventh in the overall standings at this prestigious event.
Yan Wang from China successfully defended her title and logged 14.988 points. She was followed by Japanese Sae Miyakawa who took the silver with 14.812 points. With 14.725 points, Karmakar stood third.
Series of commendable performances from Dipa Karmakar
Dipa Karmakar has been wowing the world with a series of great performances at international competitions for some time now. The Agartala native, who will turn 22 in August, grabbed the bronze in vault at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and finished fourth in the Asian Games. At the National Games held in February, she amassed five gold medals for her state, Tripura.
World body lauds Dipa
The International Gymnastics Federation lauded Dipa in their review of the Asian Championships. The Indian who performed an improved Produnova was expected to be a World finalist in vault by the gymnastics world body.
“India’s Dipa Karmakar, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist from 2014, solidified her status as a prospective World finalist on Vault by landing an improved Produnova vault, the hardest currently being done in Women’s Gymnastics. Combined with her full-twisting Tsukahara, the Produnova earned Karmakar another bronze.”
So the promising story of Dipa Karmarkar continues and we wish her all the best for the upcoming Gymnastics events.