Dipa Karmakar: Six facts about first Indian finalist in Olympics gymnastics

Aug 14, 2016, 12:44 PM IST
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Karmakar began training age of 5

Karmakar began training age of 5

1. Karmakar began training age of 5.

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Karmakar’s father is a weightlifting coach

Karmakar’s father is a weightlifting coach

2. Karmakar’s father is a weightlifting coach.

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uccessfully land the Produnova

uccessfully land the Produnova

3. She is only the fifth gymnast in history to successfully land the Produnova.

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Strangely, she has flat feet

Strangely, she has flat feet

4. Strangely, she has flat feet.

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She has had only one coach

She has had only one coach

5. She has had only one coach — Bisbeshwar Nandi.

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She has won 77 medals

She has won 77 medals

6. She has won 77 medals including 67 golds.

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