Dipa Karmakar wins historic bronze in gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 21:40

Glasgow: Young Dipa Karmarkar today scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games after she bagged a bronze in the vault event here on Thursday.

The 20-year-old from Tripura collected 14.366 points to finish third in the women`s vault final at the SSE Hydro here.

The gold went to England`s Claudia Fragapane who got 14.633 points while Elsabeth Black was second with 14.433 points.

In the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Ashish Kumar became the first Indian gymnast to win a medal at the CWG by winning a silver in vault and bronze in floor events.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 21:40

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