The 24-year-old gymnastic Dipa Karmakar clenched the gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey. She had finished fourth in vault event in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
This is her first medal in a World Challenge Cup. She claimed the fourth place in balance beam in the Mersin World Challenge Cup.
Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan is all praises for Gymnast Dipa Karmakar after her stellar performance.
Apart from Mr Bachchan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb also took to the micro-blogging website to congratulate the gymnast.
Her name has been included in the 10-member Indian gymnastics team for the Asian Games which will begin from August 18.