My coach’s decision is my decision: Dipa Karmakar on not participating in Commonwealth Games

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: February 14, 2018 7:13 pm

Dipa Karmakar will not be participating in the Commonwealth Games 2018. (Express photo by Oinam Anand)

A day after Dipa Karmakar’s coach Bishweshwar Nandi announced that she will not be participating in the upcoming Commonwealth Games, India’s top gymnast said that her coach took the decision for her after she suffered a knee injury.

In an interview to ANI, Karmakar said, “I had suffered a knee injury. It has been just a year to the surgery. So my coach [Bishweshwar Nandi] has taken the decision of me not participating in the Commonwealth Games to avoid any risk.”

She added, “I have not yet attained the performance level I was supposed to attain because I have been to rehab for nine months since the injury. This phase comes in every player’s life. My…

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