Golden Girl Hima Das Makes the Nation Proud, Brings 3rd International Gold Within Two Weeks


Hima Das the Indian sprinter also known as Dhing express has won her 3rd international gold medal within the second week as has topped the women’s 200 meters event at the Kladno memorial athletics meet in the Czech Republic.

On Saturday, das took over in 23.43 seconds and bagged the top honors, while in her first 200m competitive race on July 2, das won gold by 23.65 seconds at the Poznan athletics Grand Prix in Poland. After this Hima won her second gold in 200m in Kutno athletics meet in Poland on July 8.

World junior champion Hima Das has a personal best timing of 23.10 seconds, which she clocked last year. Hima Das, however, has been struggling with a back problem. The Nagaon-sprinter is also the reigning world junior champion and also a national recorder holder in 400 metres.

Earlier, in Kunto Athletics meet in Poland, Hima Das had clocked 23.97 seconds to finish ahead of VK Vismaya, who clocked 24.06 to clinch the silver.

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The other gold winners are Archana in 100m (11.74 sec), Harsh Kumar in 400m (46.76 sec), Lili Das in 1500m (4:19.05), Sahil Silwal in the javelin throw (78.50m), women’s 4×100 relay (45.81 sec).

-PTC News