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.
This was Hima’s first competitive 200m race of the year. She has a personal best of 23.10s, which she clocked last year.
@HimaDas8 wins Gold medal in 200m at the Ponzan Grand Prix 2019 🥇👏 She finished with an impressive timing of 23.65s #speed #athletics #himadas #sprinter #athletelife #poland #teamindia pic.twitter.com/KBbKyI5P1o
— IOS India (@iosindiaoff) July 4, 2019
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.
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.
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) July 4, 2019