Celebs, sportspersons laud Dipa Karmakar for her exemplary fourth spot finish at Rio Olympics

Dipa Karmakar RioGymnast Dipa Karmakar was the only bright spot in an otherwise dismal day for India at Rio Olympics on Day 9, as most of the big stars in fray crashed out of the mega event, further diminishing India’s hope of winning a medal in the 2016 Olympics.

Dipa, who had earlier become the first Indian athlete to reach a vault final, once again came up with an exemplary performance in the finals and finished fourth, winning a million hearts the world over. Considering that this was her first Olympics and the lack of resources and facilities under which she trained back home, this surely is a laudable achievement.

This is how the twitteratis reacted to her feat: