09 July 2018

Dipa Karmakar Clinches Gold Medal at Gymnastics World Cup

Dipa Karmakar Clinches Gold Medal at Gymnastics World Cup


India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched a gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin in Turkey. She returned to action after nearly two years of lay-off due to injury. 

The 24-year-old from Tripura, Dipa Karmakar scored 14.150 to win gold. This is Dipa’s first medal in a World Challenge Cup. She had topped the qualification also with a score of 13.400. She has been included in the 10-member Indian gymnastics team for the upcoming Asian Games.

Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • Turkey Capital- Ankara, Currency- Turkish lira. 

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