Gymnast Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian to qualify for Vault Finals

Posted on:08 Aug 2016 09:13:15
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian to qualify for Vault Finals
08 August 2016 Current Affairs: Dipa Karmakar, the Indian Gymnast, created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre on 7 August 2016.

The 22-year-old qualified for the final round in the Individual vault final of artistic gymnastics after finishing eighth on the standings.

Competing in the third sub-division, Dipa had an average score of 51.665. She scored 14.850 by performing her much-vaunted ‘Produnova’ vault cleanly on the vault, 11.666 on the uneven bars, 12.866 in balance beam and 12.033 in floor exercises.

American Simone Biles, the three-time world all-round champion topped the charts with a score of 16.050. North Korea's Jong Un Hong stood at the second position after securing 15.683 followed by Switzerland's Giulia Steingruber (15.266).

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