Dipa Karmakar and Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik are among 53 Indians on the Forbes list of Super achievers from Asia under the age of 30. While Malik returned with a bronze medal in wrestling in Rio last year, Karmakar became the first Indian female gymnast to participate in the Olympics.
The second Forbes under-30 Asia list features 300 youngsters, 30 each in 10 categories for pushing the boundaries of innovation. India
Karmakar, who was also the first Indian gymnast to compete at the Games in 52 years, was in
Malik became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal. Forbes emphasized on the fact that the 24-year-old hailing from Rohtak faced a lot of when she decided to pursue wrestling at the age of 12. The list also includes Sharath Gayakwad. The 25-year-old is India's first Paralympic swimmer, coach and Arjuna award winner.