4 feet 11-inches tall, Tripua girl, Dipa Karmakar is a figure of huge stature for Indian gymnastics. India’s first female gymnast to compete at the Olympics, landed the Produnova that took her to the cusp of an Olympic medal in 2016. She came fourth yet soared into the hearts of millions across the globe.
Dipa Karmakar’s fourth-place finish at the Rio Olympic Games was a defining moment for Indian sport, which had barely cast a glance at the sport of gymnastics as a medal discipline till then. Know more about Dipa's journey in this video.
(Video by Ruby Cordeiro)