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12 Reasons To Love Dipa Karmakar Even More Than You Already Do

I mean aside from all the history she's made.

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5. Because her relationship with her coach, Nandi Sir, is next-level adorable.

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"When I am training, my coach is my mother and father," she said, and pretty much every time she's asked for advice, it's "listen to your coach."


10. Because even when she narrowly missed a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Dipa was all smiles and zero regrets.

.@gauravkalra75 from Rio: "Dipa Karmakar was very happy after her final. No regrets" What a champion #DipaKarmakar