Dipa Karmakar, a world-class gymnast from India, is set to compete in the World Gymnastics Championships in Cairo, Egypt from February 15-18. After a five-year pause, Ms. Karmakar will once again represent her country on the vaulting table, her sole event at the upcoming championships. Despite facing a right leg injury, she is determined to excel and bring honor to her country.
Dipa shot into fame at the Rio Olympics and has since become an inspiration to many. Her coach, Vishveshwar Nandi, expressed confidence in her abilities but also expressed concern about her injury. He stated that although she has not fully recovered from surgery on her right leg, he believes she will bring honor to the country with her performance.
Dipa earlier shared her determination to bring success to her country and requested blessings and prayers from everyone. She faced a setback in her career when she was suspended for three years due to a doping controversy but has worked diligently to clear her name and prove herself at the world championships. Her goal is to proudly represent India at the championships in Egypt. The Tripura State Gymnastics Association and fellow gymnasts have also extended their best wishes to Ms. Dipa.