In the final qualifier of the Olympic Test event in Rio de Janeiro, she put up an impressive show.
Dipa Karmakar dailyamin
Dipa garnered a total score of 52.698 points. Her first vault, the much difficult Produnova, gave Dipa 15.066 points, the highest among the 14 competitors. But a poor show in the uneven bars took her points down as she collected 11.700, the second worse among the 14 participants.
In November last year, The 22-year-old missed out to book a place in the Rio Olympics by finishing fifth. But this time, Dipa ensured nothing went wrong.
“This Test event had participants from 33 countries and since her score is above the participants of at least three countries, she will finish in the top 30 country-wise. That is enough for her to qualify for Rio Olympics,” international referee Deepak Kagra said.