Ace Tripura gymnast Dipa Karmakar, is all set to compete at the Baku World Cup and the Doha World Cup.
The Baku World Cup is scheduled for March 14-17 and the Doha World Cup for March 20-23.
Dipa had claimed a bronze at the vault event of the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Cottbus, Germany in November, last year, to make a strong bid for her Olympic qualification, reports TOI.
It was her first appearance after recovering from a knee strain which led to her missing the vault final and the team event at the Jakarta Asian Games.
Dipa Karmakar had previously vaulted her w
ay to a fourth place finish at the Rio Olympics.”I am now ready for the back to back World Cups in Baku and Doha this March. I hope to show a good performance and progress towards the Olympics,” added the gymnast from Agartala.
Doha and Baku are part of an eight-event qualifying system for the 2020 Olympics, under which the gymnasts will make the cut based on the their top three scores.
She decided to skip the World Cup in Melbourne (February 21-24) to prepare for next month’s twin world cups.