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Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar Says Her Target Is ‘Gold for Life’

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    Dipa Karmakar performs on the vault during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus

    Dipa Karmakar came tantalizingly close to winning a medal in Rio, but missed out by just 0.15 of a point.

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    Dipa Karmakar looks at her scoreboard with her coach

    Karmakar finished fourth in the women’s vaults final, scoring total score of 15.066 points.

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    Dipa Karmakar Participates in the vault during the artistic gymnastics women's final at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    Dipa Karmakar Is One of Few Gymnasts Brave Enough to Attempt 'Death Vault' in Rio

  • Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016, Dipa Karmakar final, Dipa Karmakar rio 2016, Dipa Karmakar rio
    Dipa Karmakar Participates in the vault during the artistic gymnastics women's final

    Karmakar landed the fearsome “Produnova,” a daring gymnastics element that has been described as a “vault of death.”

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    Dipa Karmakar Participates in the vault during the artistic gymnastics

    The sixth gymnast to perform among the eight finalists, Karmakar was briefly second

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    Dipa Karmakar performs on the vault

    then third, in the scores tally until Simone Biles of the U.S. arrived at the arena as the last gymnast and topped the tally

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    India's Dipa Karmakar performs on the vault

    Maria Paseka of Russia won silver and Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber won bronze.

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