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Historic gold for Dipa, Rakesh Finished 4th | FIG World Cup, Turkey

Historic gold for Dipa, Rakesh Finished 4th | FIG World Cup, Turkey

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Dipa made history by winning the first ever World Cup gold medal by any gymnast and only the second ever World Cup medal after Aruna Reddy’s bronze on the vault earlier this year in Melbourne. She also stood fourth on beam missing on the medals as did Rakesh Patra on the rings by narrowly missing out. After a gap of almost 2 years, the Indian Gymnastics star from the 2016 Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar was back in action at the FIG World Challenge Cup that held at Mersin, Turkey during 6th to 8th July 2018. Dipa was joined by Rakesh Kumar Patra who had narrowly missed the medal at the Melbourne World Cup in February, 2018 finishing in 4th place. The Indian contingent left for Turkey from New Delhi on 4th July and will return on the 10th of July. Dipa performed on the Vault and Bea
Indian RG Team for 10th Sr. and 16th Jr. Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championship

Indian RG Team for 10th Sr. and 16th Jr. Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championship

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The 16th Junior and 10th Senior Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championship is scheduled at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during 29th April to 2nd May 2018. Junior Rhythmic Asian championships will also serve as qualification event for 2018 Youth Olympic Games. Here are the Sr. and Jr. team: Senior Gymnast: Meghana Reddy Gundlapally, Aditee Dandekar, Disha Nidre, Kimaya Kadam Group Gymnast : Aditee Dandekar, Disha Nidre, Radhika Dharap, Janhavi Vartak, Divya Dave, Nirja Chavan Coach: Varsha Upadhye, Varvara Filiou Judges: Akshata Shete, Pooja Surve Junior Gymnast: Priyanka Acharya, Shriya Kulkarni, Asmi Badade, Bhumika Dhone Group Gymnast: Manjiri Rane,  Nishka Kale,  Angelica Farnandes, Janvi Kapur, Vedashree Shetye Coach: Varsha Upadhye, Sadichchha Kulkarni Judges: Aksha
Indian Gymnastics Team for Junior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championship 2018

Indian Gymnastics Team for Junior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championship 2018

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The 15th Junior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championship is scheduled at Jakarta, Indonesia during 25th to 28th April 2018. This championships will serve as qualification event for 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The quota available for qualification to the Youth Olympic Games from this Championship is 8 Gymnasts each in MAG and WAG based on all around scores of eligible gymnast subject to maximum of 1 per country. Men's Artistic: Agnivesh Panday (UP), Mohammad Anas (UP), Vaibhav Chaurasia (UP), Ankur Sharma (UP), Bhaskar Das (Maharashtra) MAG Coaches: Rohit Jaiswal (UP), Ankit Tripathi (UP), Himanshu Dave (Gujarat) Women's Artistic: Soham Naik (Maharashtra), Purva Kirve (Maharashtra), Garima Sharma (Maharashtra), Siddhi Hattekar (Maharashtra), Protistha Samanta (West Bengal)
National Training Camp for CWG 2018

National Training Camp for CWG 2018

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The upcoming year is an important one for Indian gymnastics with a lot of major competitions, starting with the Commonwealth Games in April 2018 at Gold Coast, Australia, the Asian Games in August 2018 at Indonesia followed by the World Championships in October 2018 in Doha, Qatar. As the CWG are right around the corner, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has planned to conduct a Preparation Camp for the top athletes in the country. The camp is scheduled to start from the 11th of December 2017 to the 25th of February 2018 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Delhi. This camp will most likely focus on routine preparation and skill refinement. This is a good initiative to help improve the level of gymnastics in the country and provide good facility and equipment to the gymnasts. The...
Indian Gymnastics League

Indian Gymnastics League

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Tired of hearing about the IPL all the time? Come join us for the very first Indian GYMNASTICS LEAGUE. We believe it’s time to make sports like gymnastics popular across the country and showcase the talent of the best gymnasts in India using a new creative concept. The need to develop Indian gymnastics and bring world class infrastructure led us to formulate the Indian Gymnastics League. The competition will be held in Mumbai at the Prabodhankar Thackeray Krida Sankul in Vile Parle (E) from the 1st to the 3rd of December, 2017. IGL competition is conceptualized and will be hosted in memory of Mr. Ramesh Prabhoo, Ex Mayor / MLA who had envisioned to create several successful sports people from his incubation centre, PTKS complex. He was always in forefront to help aspiring sports
India at 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

India at 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

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The World Gymnastics Championships were held earlier this year in Montreal, Canada from the 2nd to the 8th of October. The first championships held after the post Olympic year is one where there is no team competition. Gymnasts must contend for individual event and all round medals. Every country is permitted to send a delegation of four female and four male gymnasts. After the success of Dipa Karmakar last year at the Olympics, the scale should move upward with better performances and more exposure for the gymnasts competing at the international stage. The Indian men's team led by Rakesh Kumar Patra fought hard but did not come home with medals this championships. The leader competed two of his strongest events, Still Rings and Parallel Bars, where he finished 52nd and 62nd res...