Hima Das's journey from the rice fields of Assam to a world champion today is inspirational.
She became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the women's 400 metre event at the IAAF World U20 Championships held in Tampere, Finland.
Read: 8 Lesser Known Facts You Should Know About Hima Das
1. Your background is not an excuse
Hima is the youngest of six children and her parents work in...
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...