First Ever Female Gymnast From India at Olympics Could Compete in Vault
India never had a female gymnast compete in the Olympics before. But at the Rio Olympics Dipa Karmakar is not only there – but she could be a contender for a medal in vault. Today’s Qualification rounds will reveal whether she makes the vault individual finals.
She has a hugely difficult vault called the Produnova. No one else at the Olympics can perform this. Watch her in this video.
Read more about her and her vault here: http://indianexpress.com/sports/rio-2016-olympics/all-eyes-on-dipa-karmakar-as-women-gymnastics-start-on-sunday-2958416/
UPDATE: 8/7/16 Dipa Karmakar qualified for the vault finals in the Rio Olympics gymnastics qualifying event yesterday.