Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar misses bronze medal (Vault)

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

India’s Dipa Karmakar almost pulled off the impossible in Gymnastics at Rio 2016 Olympics after finishing fourth in the Vaults final. She missed the bronze medal by 0.150 points.

USA’s Simone Biles won the gold medal with a score of 15.966 while the silver went to Russia’s Maria Paseka after her score of 15.253. Bronze was bagged by Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber for her score of 15.216.

Karmakar’s final score of 15.066 gave her the fourth position in the final. Her first vault fetched her 14.866 points but her Produnova gave her 15.266. She was second after her two vaults but Russia and USA were the last to go and that pushed Karmakar out of the top three position.

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