Dipa Karmakar: First Indian woman gymnast to win a medal in Commonwealth Games
Dipa Karmakar (20) scripted history as she clinched bronze in the vault event in the Commonwealth Games 2014 at Glasgow, Scotland, by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast and second person of the country to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Karmakar, who belongs to Tripura, secured 14.366 points to finish third in the women’s vault final at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.
First Indian male gymnast to win a medal at CWG was Ashish Kumar. He won a silver in vault and bronze in floor events in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.