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Hima Das: Celebrating The Birthday Of 'Dhing Express'

by GoNews Desk Jan 09, 2021 • 11:12 AM Views 221

On Assam sprinter Hima Das' birthday, a GoNews tribute to the 'Dhing Express' who jumped socio-economic and personal hurdles to become the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold at the world level in the women's 400m final race in the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Finland in 2018. She holds the current Indian national record in 400 metres with a timing of 50.79 s that she clocked at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. Here is her story - full of hope and resilience