18 Year Hima Das Makes India Proud By Getting Its First World Gold Medal On Track

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Just 18 months in the wake of running her first competitive race an inter-district meet in Sivasagar, Assam, 18-year-old Hima Das has made sports history. She was a daughter of a rich farmer from a village named Dhing in Nagaon region. She got India its first since forever track gold at a global occasion by winning the 400 meter last at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland Tense on the beginning block, Hima began moderate and trailed on the final lap, yet her bursting keep running in the last 80m, where she overwhelmed three competitors, saw her timing 51.46 seconds.