Dipa Karmakar finishes fourth, Twitterati in awe

The Indian gymnast stood a solid chance of winning a silver medal after finishing her performance.

By: Express Web Desk | Published:August 15, 2016 12:33 am
Rio 2016 Olympics, Rio 2016 Olympics news, Rio 2016 Olympics updates, Dipa Karmakar, Dipa Karmakar India, India Dipa Karmakar, Dipa Karmakar athlete, sports news, sports Dipa Karmakar stood fourth in Rio 2016 Olympics. (Source: AP)

Dipa Karmakar though missed out on an Olympic medal, still showed some character and gave a decent performance. The Indian gymnast stood a solid chance of winning a silver medal after finishing her performance but was later pushed to fourth spot. She missed the bronze medal by 0.150 points.

USA’s Simone Biles won the gold medal with a score of 15.966 while the silver went to Russia’s Maria Paseka after her score of 15.253. Bronze was bagged by Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber for her score of 15.216.

Here’s what pundits and experts have to say about Dipa Karmakar’s performance.

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