Twitteratti hail Dipa Karmakar as she creates history at Rio Olympics 2016

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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8: Indian woman gymnast Dipa Karmakar scripted history last night as she became the first woman from India to qualify for the finals at the Rio Olympics 2016.

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Dipa, 22 finished 8th in the qualifying rounds to make it to the finals of the competition. A medal in the finals would be just the icing on the cake for the girl from Tripura.

 Indian Woman gymnast Dipa Karmakar participates at the Rio Olympic 2016

As Dipa makes history at Rio de Janeiro, celebrities  and Indian fans around the world took Twitter to congratulate and laud her.

Here are some of the Tweets praising Dipa Karmakar:

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