Hima Das

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.

She tweeted,
“Congratulations #HimaDas on winning the first ever track gold in a World Championship!
What a feat. #India is proud of you!

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.

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See her tremendous sprint

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.