Dipa Karmakar wrote a new chapter in Indian gymnastics, turning in her - and India's - best performance at an international event. Here is how twitter reacted to her historic performance.
Dipa Karmakar you are my hero !
- Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) August 14, 2016
i have seen some things in my life, but i have never cried at a sports event. i am today. this girl is just... #DipaKarmakar
- Gaurav Kalra (@gauravkalra75) August 14, 2016
Finishing 4th in gymnastics... Comparable to Milkha Singh and PT Usha! So proud of you Dipa Karmakar!!
Highlight for India in Rio 2016!
- Somdev Devvarman (@SomdevD) August 14, 2016
Very proud of #DipaKarmakar
- Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) 14 August 2016
T 2348 - #DipaKarmakar .. the pride of India .. your story is what compels us to do better ... and we will !! Many congratulations !!
- Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 14, 2016
Dipa Karmakar is a winner today. Fourth in the world in her first Olympics, who'd have thought.
- Sambit Bal (@sambitbal) August 14, 2016
- Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) August 14, 2016
Congratulations #DipaKarmakar you have made your country and your people proud Jai hind ��!
- yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 15 August 2016
Dipa should get everything from the Indian authorities to train more. She is a star.
- Ivan Mehta (@IndianIdle) August 14, 2016
Thank u #DipaKarmakar fr getting us united at midnight cheering fr Gymnastics,in a country with no infrastructure for this sport.Super Proud
- Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 14, 2016
Was I the only Indian to get a little tearful with pride watching Dipa? Dont care if she gets a medal. She's made us proud #DipaKarmakar
- vir sanghvi (@virsanghvi) August 14, 2016
- Boman Irani (@bomanirani) August 14, 2016
I think India should be very very proud of #DipaKarmakar.
- Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) August 14, 2016
Behind that million watt smile must be the pressure of making a billion smile. Don't stress Dipa, you've already made us proud ����
- Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) 15 August 2016
- Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur) August 14, 2016
Dipa Karmarkar: on a bleak day you lit up our hopes for the future of Indian sports despite not winning a medal. Thank you.
- Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) August 14, 2016
.@gauravkalra75 from Rio: "Dipa Karmakar was very happy after her final. No regrets"
- ESPN India (@ESPNIndia) August 14, 2016
- Google (@google) August 14, 2016