Hima Das: An Assorted List Of Dhing Express' Accolades And Awards

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Hima Das has a lot of and awards and achievements to her credit. Not only that, but she has also been signed by several brands for endorsment deals. Know more!

Written By Tarun Nair | Mumbai | Updated On:
Hima Das

Hima Das became a household name after her recent victories. The Assamese sprint runner completed her run in 52.09 seconds for the 400 mm match. The match happened in the Czech Republic, where she won her fifth gold medal. Das won her first gold in Poznan Athletics Grand Pix, Poland. Hima’s dedication and sincerity towards her game is immense, which makes her a force to reckon with. Here is a list of achievements of Hima Das you need to know.

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Achievements and Accolades of Sprinter Hima Das

The achievements of Hima Das are too many. Hima is the first Indian ever to bring home a gold at an international track event. The 19-year-old sprint runner ran her way towards the gold in 23.65 seconds in Poznan. Coached by Nipon Das, Hima grabbed attention when she reached 100-meter finals at the Junior Nationals. Hima ranked in the seventh position in the Asian Youth Championship which happened in Bangkok. Later, Das got selected for World Youth Championships in which she stood 5th. These big achievements of Hima Das not only impressed sports-enthusiasts, but also big companies who were quick to sign her for brands and endorsement deals. The most noted of these endorsements is Adidas India. Hima was also recently selected as UNICEF ambassador for youth. She was bestowed with the ‘Arjuna Award’ by the President of India. Here is a list of the achievements made by Hima Das which makes her the sensation that she is today:

Date

Achievements

Time

Metres

Won 

2nd July,2019

Poznan Athletics Grand Prix  in Poland

23.65 sec

200mm

A Gold Medal

7th July,2019

Kutno Athletics Meet, Poland

23.97 sec

200mm

A Gold Medal

13th July,2019

Kladno Athletics Meet, Czech Republic

23.43 sec

200mm

A Gold Medal

17th July,2019

Tabor Athletics Meet, Czech Republic

23.25 sec

200mm

A Gold Medal

2oth July 2019

Nove Mesto, Czech Republic

52.09 sec

200mm

A Gold Medal

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Early Life

Hima Das is the eldest of the six siblings and she belongs to the Kaibarta community. Born in Dhing, the ‘Golden Girl’ was always interested in sprinting. Hima Das grabbed the limelight when she won a bronze medal at the State-meet. This match motivated her further to pursue her passion for running. New doors have opened for Hima Das after her heroic performance on the tracks. Celebrities from Bollywood and politicians congratulated the champion on her win. The Government of India has decided to fund her expenses till 2020. We wish the resilient sprinter the very best.

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