Rio Olympics: Dipa Karmakar to figure in final of vault event

by - 4:42 PM

On the eve of the Independence day, Indian athletes at Rio Olympics will try to give the country more reasons to cheer.

In one of its first, all eyes will be on Dipa Karmakar who will figure in the Final of Artistic Gymnastics, Vault apparatus. It was last Sunday when Dipa's score of 14.850 in the qualifiers proved enough, to take her to the final of the women's vault event.

Prayers being offered in Agartala for gymnast Dipa Karmakar's victory ahead of Women's vault final.

Karmakar, became the first Indian, across both genders, to qualify for a Final event in gymnastics at the Summer Games.

Indian men's hockey team will figure in the quarter-finals of the event against Belgium tonight. India the current 5th ranked team in the world will try beat the 6th ranked Belgium to make a place in last-4.


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