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newssports13 days ago

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar set to return to national camp after missing out of Tokyo 2020

Star gymnast Dipa Karmakar is all set to get back into the national camp, which is supposed to be held in Delhi from September 8, after a long injury hiatus. From the camp, the team for the World Championships will be picked and the Tripura girl would be hoping to make the cut.
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featuresports3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympian - Pranati Nayak (Gymnastics)

Pranati Nayak became only the second-ever gymnast to qualify for the Olympics when she made the cut to the Tokyo Games via a continental quota. Hailing from Midnapore, a town in West Bengal, the gymnast had to overcome several hurdles before she could find her foot at the top level.
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newssports7 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian gymnasts unlikely to book berths for Tokyo Games

India gymnasts’ chances of qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics are over with the cancellation of a series of World Cups, which were part of the Olympic qualification programme. It also means that 2016 Olympian Dipa Karmakar is likely to miss out on the upcoming edition of the mega-event.
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newssports2 years ago

Indian men disappoint at World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Germany

India’s dismal run at the 49th World Artistic Gymnastic Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, continued with none of the men gymnasts qualifying for the finals in both the all-around and individual events. On Saturday, Indian women had also failed to qualify for the finals of the individual events.
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newssports2 years ago

Always stressed on the need of India having a sporting model, says Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh has stated that he has always stressed on the fact that India needs to have a sporting model and the athletes will get the benefit of that at an event in Delhi. Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Shooter Anjum Moudgil and chess player Tania Sachdev were also present during the event.
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newssports2 years ago

Dipa Karmakar down with knee injury but we aren't giving up Olympics hope yet, insists coach

Star Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar’s coach Nandi has insisted that they will not give up hope and continue to fight for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics spot. Her Tokyo dreams suffered a severe setback, when she failed to recover from a nagging right knee injury to make it to the World Championships.
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newssports2 years ago

Won’t rush Dipa Karmakar just for the sake of competing, asserts Bisweswar Nandi

Gymnastics coach Bisweswar Nandi has said that Dipa Karmakar will not be rushed into competing at international tournaments just for the sake of it. The Olympian aggravated her knee injury while participating in the Baku World Cup in March and missed out on the World Cup which was held in Doha.
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newssports2 years ago

Dipa Karmakar out of Asian Championships with knee injury, doubts over Worlds and Olympics

India’s chances of a medal in gymnastics at the Olympics could get a huge blow with Dipa Karmakar’s prolonged rehabilitation putting her out of the Asian Championships and doubts over World Championships. A gymnast has to finish in the top three of eight World Cups to seal an Olympic berth in Tokyo.
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newssports2 years ago

World Challenge Cup Series Gymnastics | Ashish Kumar, Rakesh Kumar Patra, and Shraddha Talekar to represent India

Ashish Kumar will lead the three-member Indian gymnastics team in the upcoming World Challenge Cup Series gymnastics tournament in Osijek, Croatia, from May 23 to 26. Two other Indians Rakesh Kumar Patra and Shraddha Talekar will also be a part of the Indian contingent in the global event.
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newssports2 years ago

Reports : Top Indian athletes to accompany President in functions

According to reports, the Rashtrapati Bhavan has requested the Sports Ministry for a provision where India’s top sportspersons would be accompanying the President during events as per their availability. The recommended names include Virat Kohli, Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal, Hima Das, and more.
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