Today, India rejoices the victory of 18-year old athlete Hima Das at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Finland’s Tampere. Hailing from Assam, Hima has made India proud with her remarkable sprint on the track. She created a record in the history of athletics. She won India its first ever track gold by winning the 400 metre final. She is the first Indian female sportsperson to win Gold in field of athletics at all levels. On her winning, the congratulations poured in. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje also wished her. Check it out.
“Congratulations #HimaDas on winning the first ever track gold in a World Championship!
What a feat. #India is proud of you!
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) July 13, 2018
As we are aware of developments made by CM Raje, she is highly supportive of women empowerment. She has also introduced many welfare schemes and programs for women of Rajasthan.
Check out the other tweets
India is delighted and proud of athlete Hima Das, who won a historic Gold in the 400m of World U20 Championships. Congratulations to her! This accomplishment will certainly inspire young athletes in the coming years.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 13, 2018
Hima Das creates history by winning Gold medal in 400m of World U20 Championships. She is 1st Indian athlete to win Gold in track event of U-20 World Championships. You have made 🇮🇳 proud. #NariShakti
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) July 12, 2018
Congratulations to our sensational sprint star Hima Das for winning the 400m gold in the World Under-20 Championship. This is India’s first ever track gold in a World Championship. A very proud moment for Assam and India, Hima; now the Olympic podium beckons! #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) July 12, 2018
— P.T. Usha (@PTUshaOfficial) July 13, 2018
SHE DID IT! SHE HAS WRITTEN HISTORY IN 51.46 SECONDS!! #HimaDas of #India wins FIRST EVER TRACK GOLD MEDAL IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS in WOMEN-400m #iaaftampere2018 in #Finland
Well done champion!! #Assam@narendramodi @sebcoe @sarbanandsonwal @Adille1 @Naveen_Odisha pic.twitter.com/pmcjSNfT6Y
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) July 12, 2018
Congratulations #HimaDas.. 400 meter winner in world Under-20 championships.. proud moment.
It’s amazing that it coincides with the 5 year anniversary of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag & Milkha-ji’s biggest dream was to witness an Indian athlete win Gold in track & field. 😊👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 12, 2018
See her tremendous sprint
#relive the historic #race of Hima Das who became first Indian athlete to win track event (400m in 51.46s) Gold medal in the IAAF World Junior Athletics Championship @afiindia pic.twitter.com/CB0TzS9y5W
— Rahul PAWAR (@rahuldpawar) July 12, 2018
Hima Das is the daughter of a rice farmer from Dhing village in Nagaon district, Assam. She is the youngest of six children. Her parents are Ronjit Das and Jomali Das. This girl completed the race in 51.46 seconds at the event. She also finished at the sixth position in the Commonwealth Games 400m final in Gold Coast 2018. Her timing kept on improving every time. At the National Inter-State Championships in Guwahati, Hima had clocked 51.13 last month.