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Viswanathan Anand happy about Dipa Karmakar's achievement

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301   //    25 Apr 2016, 16:18 IST
Viswanathan Anand
Anand at a felicitation ceremony in 2012

Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand on Sunday expressed happiness over Dipa Karmakar becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.

"It is very nice to see that in gymnastics we have made it for the first time," said Anand.

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Karmakar booked her place at the Rio Games after putting up a strong show in the final qualifying and test event at Rio de Janeiro earlier this week.

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