Indian Gymnast Dipa Karmakar Wins First Indian Gold in Asian Senior Championships

  • Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian gymnast to win a gold medal in the Asian Senior Championships, secured the gold medal in the women’s vault event. 
  • Karmakar, who finished fourth in the vault final at the 2016 Rio Olympics, won a bronze medal in the same event in the 2015 edition. 
  • North Koreans Kim Son Hyang and Jo Kyong Byol won the silver and bronze medals respectively. 
  • Karmakar returned to action last year after a 21-month suspension for a doping offense and is out of contention for the upcoming Paris Olympics.
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