KCR announces Rs 50 lakh reward to Dipa Karmakar

KCR announces Rs 50 lakh reward to Dipa Karmakar

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today announced cash prize of Rs 50 lakh to Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in women’s vault Gymnastics event at the Rio Olympics.

“Exceptional performance by girls in the Rio Olympics is inspiring. There is a need to encourage girls in all fields and entire nation should support them in their endeavour,”KCR was quoted as saying in a release from the Chief Minister’s Office.

In the Olympics, Dipa, from the north eastern state of Tripura, had ended up just outside a medal bracket with 15.066 points after putting on a superb display in the eight-woman vault final held earlier this month. Read More

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