Guwahati : Carrying on with her winning spirit at the international event, star sprinter Hima Das has already bagged her third international gold in just two weeks. The ‘Dhing Express’ clocked 23.43 seconds and bagged the top spot in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet.
At her first 200m event of the year on July 2nd, 2019, Hima clocked 23.65 sec on her way to gold in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix. After that she won at the Kutno Athletics meet clocking 23.97 seconds on July 8th, 2019 in Poland.
On July 13th, 2019, braving a sore back, the ace sprinter from Assam’s Dhing had clocked 23.97 seconds to win the gold. “Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful,” Hima wrote on Twitter.
In men’s shot put event, national record holder Tejinder Pal Singh Toor managed a creditable best throw of 20.36m to win the bronze. He holds the national record of 20.75m
In the women’s 400m race, VK Vismaya clocked her personal best of 52.54 seconds to win the ‘A’ race. Saritaben was third with 53.37.
Meanwhile, in the XXII International Memorial Competition in Bishkek, Kyrgeztan, Indians also bagged 6 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze, with national record holder M Sreeshankar winning the long jump event with a creditable 7.97m.