Sprinter Hima Das Clinches Gold At Poznan Athletics Grand Prix

Assam sprinter Hima Das at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix. Photo courtesy: Twitter
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Guwahati, July 4, 2019

Assam sprinter Hima Das won the women’s 200-metre gold in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland.

The world junior champion and national record holder in 400m – Hima Das, who has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months, clocked 23.65 seconds on her way to the 200m gold.

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This was Hima’s first competitive 200m race of the year. She has a personal best of 23.10s, which she clocked last year.

The Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated Hima Das on her performance. “Many congratulations to Assam’s sprint sensation @HimaDas8 for clinching 200m  at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poznan, Poland. My best wishes for all future endeavours,” Sonowal tweeted.