Dipa misses medal by a whisker at Rio

Agartala: Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar today missed the Rio Olympics gymnastics bronze just by a whisker. However, she was fortunate enough to win the hearts of millions in Tripura.

“My daughter’s performance in the final event was good. We are extremely happy about her performance,” Dipa’s father Dulal Karmakar told reporters here soon after television screens flashed the result.

Dipa’s mother Gauri Devi said: “Our daughter will do better in the 2018 Winter Olympics. She will win gold definitely.”