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Dipa Karmakar Age, Biography, Coach, Family, Awards & More

Dipa Karmakar

Full Name Dipa Karmakar
Country India
Discipline Women's Artistic Gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Known For "Attained 4th position in Women's Vault Gymnastics event of Rio Olympics 2016 with an overall score of 15.066"

Personal Information

Born 9 August 1993 Age 24
Nickname Guddu ๐Ÿ™‚ Hometown Agartala, Tripura
Height 151 cm / 4' 11'' Weight 47 kg / 104 lb
Religion Hindu Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity Bengali Relationship Status Single

Education and Family

High School Abhoynagar Nazrul Smriti Vidyalaya, Agartala College Tripura Women's College
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts (Humanities)
Father Dulal Karmakar (Weight Lifting Coach at SAI)' Mother Gita Karmakar
Sister Puja Saha Coach Bisweshwar Nandi

Dipa Karmakar's Career

Dipa Karmakar had started practicing gymnastics when she was just 6 years old, and has been coached by Soma Nandi & Bisweshwar Nandi since. but Karmakar had flat feet, an undesirable physical trait in a gymnast because it affects their performance. Through extensive training, she was able to develop an arch in her foot.

In 2008, she won the Junior Nationals in Jalpaiguri. and increase the count of her medals which had reached 77, including 67 gold, in the state, national and international championships.

She was the part of Indian gymnastics contingent at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, where Ashish Kumar won India's first-ever Commonwealth Games gymnastics medal, then she became the second Indian, and First Indian woman in 2014 by winning a Bronze medal, in the women's vault final, all because of her Produnova vault land, which is only being done by five women in the history of gymnastics.

In 2014 Asian Games, Karmakar finished fourth in the vault final with a score of 14.200, behind Hong Un-jong, Oksana Chusovitina, and Phan Thแป‹ Hร  Thanh. are the top three girls of Gymnastics.

In October 2015, Karmakar became the first Indian gymnast to qualify for a final stage at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, with the score of 14.900 on vault in the qualification round to secure her place for the finals, where she finished 5th with a two-vault average of 14.683.

And, on 10 August 2016 at the Rio Olympic Test Event, Karmakar became the first female gymnast from India to qualify for the final vault event at the Olympics, with a score of 14.833. She missed out on the bronze medal, finishing 4th in the finals of the event with a score of 15.066 on 14 August 2016 at the Gymnastics Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Achievements and Awards

  • Since 2008, Dipa Karmakar has won 77 medals, including 67 gold, in state, national and international championships.
  • She competed in the 2011 National Games of India, representing Tripura. She won gold medals in the all-around and all four events: floor, vault, balance beam and uneven bars.
  • at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Karmakar won a bronze medal in the women's vault final.
  • At the Asian Championships 2015, held in Hiroshima, she won the bronze in women's vault while finishing 8th on balance beam.
  • She was honored with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2016
  • She is recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India.
  • And Dipa Karmakar is Among Forbesโ€™ list of super achievers of 2017, from Asia under the age of 30.

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