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India's Sports Minister Misspelled Dipa Karmakar's Name On The Day Of Her Final

"So India's sports minister can't spell the name of one of the country's most celebrated athletes at the moment."

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This year, Dipa Karmakar made history by being the first Indian female gymnast to make it to the Olympics.

She placed fourth in the individual women's gymnastic vault finals of the 2016 Olympics and that's been enough to make India proud.
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She placed fourth in the individual women's gymnastic vault finals of the 2016 Olympics and that's been enough to make India proud.

India's Sports Minister Vijay Goel was quick to congratulate her but well, there was just one problem... He misspelled Karmakar.

He later deleted the tweet.
Twitter: @VijayGoelBJP

He later deleted the tweet.

But, the damage was already done. People were quick to point out the error.

This is not the first time Vijay Goel has been in the news during his time in Rio.

He has been facing a lot of flak for reportedly trying to enter restricted areas at the Olympic venues and taking selfies with the Olympians.
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He has been facing a lot of flak for reportedly trying to enter restricted areas at the Olympic venues and taking selfies with the Olympians.