Hima wins first ever track gold for India in world stage

Marking an end to the impatient waiting of each Indian, Hima Das, the eighteen year old athlete from the Indian state of Assam, has won the first ever tack gold for India in the world championship.

The historic moment has happened in the IAAF Wold U20 Championships happening at the Tampere Stadium in Finland.

The Indian lady has participated in the four hundred meters women race under the junior category. She has successfully clinched an impressive timing of 51.46s; her career best is 51.13s.

This is not the first time the Indian Under-20 team has performed in an impressive manner in the track and field world championships.

Around two years ago, Neeraj Chopra stunned everyone, including Indians, by winning a gold medal in a similar world championship.

Sports expert say that the extraordinary performance of the Indian junior athletes clearly gives an impression that the Indian athletes would definitely became an undeniable competitors in the world championships in the near future.

While speaking to a media personals, a member of Ms Das’ coaching team has said that it is her confidence that has led to her victory. He has added that she never care who is competing against her. He further added that her only goal, when she participates in a game, is to give her best performance in the track.


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