Dipa and Sakshi among Forbes’ Under-30 list of super achievers

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 18 Apr 2017 09:33:59


OVER 50 Indians, including gymnast Dipa Karmakar and Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik are among Forbes’ list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who are “pushing boundaries of innovation”. The second Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ Asia list 2017 features 300 impressive young entrepreneurs—30 in 10 categories, including entertainment, finance and venture capital, retail, social entrepreneurs and enterprise technology, under the age of 30 years who are pushing the boundaries of innovation.

India has 53 achievers on the list, second only to China which has 76 honourees.
Leading the pack from India are Karmakar, 23, who became the first Indian female gymnast to ever compete in the Olympics. Fellow athlete Malik, 24, became the first Indian woman to win a medal in Rio in wrestling, where she bagged the bronze.