Guwahati : Hima plans to resume training for the Olympics after October 18 and will reach Patiala on the 17th to start her training under the watchful eye of her coach Galina Bukharina.
Hima was keen to stay a few more days to sort out matters related to the new flat she had purchased at Guwahati. Although she was practicing at Sarusajai Stadium every morning, but that was not enough to have a serious shot at the Olympics.
Hima plans to resume training at Patiala
The Athletic Federation of India (AFI) is unhappy over athlete Hima Das not resuming her training at NIX Patiala and feels that this has seriously jeopardized her chances at Tokyo Olympic.
The AFI president Adile Sumariwalla have got in touch with Assam Government officials and have expressed displeasure that Hima Das has been wasting time in non sporting events.
Hima Das to reach Patiala on October 17th
All other successful Indian athletes of Asian games, after taking a break from the schedule spent some time with the near and dear ones and usual round of felicitations and celebrations, have resumed their training at Patiala under the watchful guidance of their respective coach.
Hima plans to resume training after taking a break of 45 days
The AFI is worried over the fact that she is the only world champion at this moment for India in athletic and is a great prospect considering the fact that she is just 18 and have shown tremendous progress over the past 16 months.
Training to continue for 6 months at Patiala
After a grand welcome to Assam, she was expected to return after a week of stay at her village. But she was seen doing social dos and commercial engagements all over India in the past one month which has raised eyebrows not only among the sports enthusiasts, journalists and officials but also her die hard fans.