Mersin, July 10: Dipa Karmakar, India's finest gymnast, who had made the country proud at the the Rio Olympics and missed bronze medal by a whisker, has won the gold medal at women’s vault and also secured the fourth position at the Mersin World Challenge Cup on Sunday.
The great show put by Karmakar, will add to her confidence for the upcoming Asian Games.
Even Indian Cricket Legend and master batsman Sachin Tendulkar could not stop himself from appreciating Dipa's feat. Check out his tweet congratulating Dipa:
Winners are not people who never fail but people who never quit. Missed the Olympic Gold by a whisker, suffered from an injury and now returns to win a GOLD at the World Championship. @DipaKarmakar 🇮🇳 is proud of you! pic.twitter.com/98I9K2aQ7K
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 10, 2018
“This is history and Dipa has created it. She is now the first Indian gymnast to win a gold in a world level event,” Gymnastics Federation of India vice-president Riyaz Ahmed Bhati told PTI.