Dipa Karmakar is an artistic gymnast, who represented India at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She is the first Indian female gymnast ever to compete in the Olympics and the first Indian gymnast to do so in 52 years. She attained 4th position in Women's Vault Gymnastics event of Rio Olympics 2016 with an overall score of 15.066. She is recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India.
Her coach was Bishweshwar Nandi who also got the Dronacharya Award in 2016 (for outstanding coaches in Sports and Games or sports coaching honour of the Republic of India).