Asian Games: Indian women finish eighth in artistic gymnastics

Sep 23, 2014, 07:44 IST | PTI

Incheon: Indian women artistic gymnasts finished eighth in the individual qualification and team final event at the Asian Games here yesterday.

Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Dipa Karmakar scored the best among the Indian girls but was no match to the top gymnastic teams, headed by China.

India's total score from the four divisions was 179.625 in comparison to China's total of 229.300. The team fared better in the vault division with Dipa scoring a 14.400 but Pranati Nayak, Paranati Das, Aruna,

Buddy, Reddy, Rucha Sachin Devekar and Payel Bhattacharjee did not do well.

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