After a five-year pause, world-class gymnast Dipa Karmakar is as soon as once more representing her nation as she prepares to compete within the World Gymnastics Championships in Cairo, Egypt from February 15-18. Ms. Deepa who shot into fame on the Rio Olympics is at the moment in New Delhi to follow for the world championships.
She will depart for Cairo on Monday. Despite a proper leg damage, Padma Shri recipient Dipa is set to excel on the vaulting desk, her sole occasion on the upcoming championships, in accordance with her father, Dulal Karmakar, a resident of Abhoy Nagar locality right here.
Her coach, Dronacharya awardee Vishveshwar Nandi, expressed confidence in her skills but additionally expressed concern about her damage.
He said, “She has not fully recovered from the surgery on her right leg, but I have faith that she will bring honour to the country with her performance.”
Ms. Dipa earlier shared her dedication to deliver success to her nation and requested blessings and prayers from everybody. She confronted a setback in her profession when she was suspended for 3 years as a consequence of a doping controversy, however she has labored diligently to clear her identify and show herself on the world championships.
Her objective is to proudly signify India on the championships in Egypt. Tripura State Gymnastics Association and fellow gymnasts have additionally prolonged their greatest needs to Ms. Dipa.