Dipa Karmakar Vaults to Historic Commonwealth Games Bronze

Dipa Karmakar, who bagged bronze in women's vault, became the second Indian to clinch a historic Commonwealth Games 2014 medal in artistic gymnastics.

updated: August 01, 2014 10:59 IST
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Dipa Karmakar in action.


Glasgow: Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman and the second person from the country to clinch a historic Commonwealth Games medal in artistic gymnastics when she won the women's vault bronze at the SSE Hydro here on Thursday. (Day 8 Blog | Medals | Results)

Ashish Kumar had won India's maiden gymnastics medals in CWG when he scalped the men's vault silver and men's floor bronze fours years ago in New Delhi.

England's Claudia Fragapane won the gold with an average score of 14.633 while Canada's Elsabeth Black took home the silver with 14.433. (Also read: Babita Kumari Wrestles to Gold)

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