The Golden Girl Hima Das

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Hima Das – Dhing Express

Hima Das – Dhing Express :Hima Das nicknamed the Dhing Express, is an Indian sprinter from the state of Assam.  Dhing is a town in Nagaon district in the state of Assam; that is the reason she is called “Dhing Express”. 

Medal & Records by Hima Das Dhing Express

Hima das has won 5 gold medals at the international events in a month –

  1. On July 2, 2019: She bagged 200m Gold in Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland; time taken 23.65 seconds.
  2. On July 7, 2019; She won 200m gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland; time was 23.97 seconds.
  3. 3. On July 13, 2019; she won 200m gold at the Kladno Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic; time 23.43 seconds.
  4. 4. July 17, 2019; She won the gold medal in the 200m race at Tabor Athletics Meet Czech Republic time was 23.25 seconds.
  5. On 20 July 2019, she won the gold medal in the 400 metre in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic; time was 52.09 seconds.
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The Golden Girl Hima Das

Asian Games 2018 : Hima Das won two Gold Medal and one Silver Medal at Asian Games 2018.

Gold

Women’s 4×400 m

Gold

Mixed 4×400 m

Silver

400 m

IAAF World U20 Championships : Hima Das won a gold medal in 400 m event.

Hima Das – Dhing Express

Awards and accolades

  • Conferred with Arjuna Award by the President of India on 25 September 2018.
  • Appointed as the India’s first ever youth ambassador of UNICEF-India on 14 November 2018.
  • Appointed as the Assam’s brand ambassador for sports by the Government of Assam.
About Hima Das

Hima Das was born at Kandhulimari village, near the town of Dhing in the state of Assam to Ronjit and Jonali Das. Her parents are farmers by profession. She is the youngest of five children. She attended the Dhing Public high School and was initially interested in playing football. She played football with the boys at her school and had always wanted to pursue a career in football. However, she did not see any prospects for herself in women’s football in India. Later, upon advice from a school physical education teacher, she changed to sprint running.

List of Current Affairs

awards and honours 2019

Sports Events

Summits & Conferences

The Earth Summit – 1992, 2002, 2012

Notes for Competitive Exam

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