Mamata Wishes Athlete Dipa On Her Birthday

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Agartala: West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wished a happy birthday to athlete Dipa Karmakar.

Dipa Karmakar becomes the first Indian women gymnast to qualify for the Rio Olympic final. The 23_year-old Tripura-girl, who is also India’s first woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, managed to perform her much-appreciated ‘Produnova’ vault cleanly to secure 15.100 points after 52 years.

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Dipa secured 15.1 on her first attempt. She scored 14.6 in the second attempt. Her final event will be held on 14th August.