Dipa Karmakar creates history, becomes first Indian to win gold in global event

This is Dipa’s first medal in a World Challenge Cup. (Source: File)

This is Dipa’s first medal in a World Challenge Cup. (Source: File)

Dipa Karmakar today scripted history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to clinch a gold medal at a global event, announcing in style her comeback from a career-threatening injury, at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Mersin, Turkey.

Returning to action after a lay-off of nearly two years due to a knee injury, Dipa emerged triumphant in the vault event.

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