Hima Das Becomes First Indian Woman to Win Gold in World Junior Athletics

Assam’s Hima Das created history by winning the gold medal in the women’s 400-meter event at the IAAF World U20 Championships held on Finland. Hima registered a time of 51.46 seconds in the final at the Ratina Stadium to become the first Indian athlete to win gold in a world championship across all age groups.

She had done well in the earlier rounds as well, winning Heat 4 with a time of 52.25 seconds. She emerged on top in the semi-finals as well, winning her race in 52.10 seconds.

Everyone’s Celebrating Hima Das’ Historic Win

Here’s a look at some of the reactions by the famous voices of the country:


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