India’s top gymnast Dipa Karmakar made history at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup Mersin, Turkey, Sunday by winning the gold medal in woman’s vault and came fourth in balance beam event. She missed the Olympic Bronze by a very narrow margin. For almost two years she was out of action due to a leg injury. Dipa proved to the world that she is a force to be reckoned. She has her goal set for the Asian games. She needs to prepare well for the gold at the Asian games.
But her victory was appreciated by one and all.
President of India Kovind congratulated her ” Congratulations Dipa Karmakar for winning the gold medal in the vault event of the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup. A special moment for you, for Tripura and for all of India! Keep it up. You do us proud #PresidentKovind”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted congratulating her for bringing the first-ever gold medal by any Indian in a world gymnasts event” India is proud of @DipaKarmakar! Congratulations to her on winning a well-deserved Gold in the vault event at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Mersin, Turkey. This win is a prime example of her tenacity and never-say-die attitude.”
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore was all praise for Dipa and tweeted ” Back with a bang and a #DipaKarmakar is the stuff champions are made of! After battling an injury for the past 2 yrs, she makes a heroic comeback by clinching her first in the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Turkey! Many Congratulations to her for making proud!”
Tripura CM Biplav Kumar Deb was elated at her victory and said” #Tripura’s daughter, #DipaKarmakar does #India proud yet again!
Congratulations to @DipaKarmakar on winning the Gold Medal in the vault event at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Mersin, #Turkey.
You are an inspiration for millions across the world! @Ra_THORe #KheloIndia”.
Amitab Bachan was prompt in tweeting his feelings to celebrate Dipa’s victory ” T 2861 – CONGRATULATIONS to @DipaKarmakar .. she has won Gold in the World Championships for gymnastics on the Vault .. you proved to the World that what was wrongly denied to you in the Olympics, you won it here .. !! Proud of you .. we are proud Indians because of you! “