close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Golden girl Hima Das races to 4th gold medal in 15 days

On July 17, Hima Das won her fourth international gold within 15 days after she won the 200m race at the Tabor Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic.

Dhing Express from Assam

19-year-old Hima Das, nicknamed the 'Dhing Express', has been on a gold medal spree for the last 15 days.

The sprinter from Assam won her fourth international gold within 15 days after she won the 200m race at the Tabor Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic.

(Photograph:AFP)

Gold medal spree

This was Das' fourth gold medal since July 2 when she ran her first competitive race in Europe. 

"Won another gold today in 200m and improved my timings to 23.25s at Tabor GP," the sprinter from Assam tweeted after her victory. 

(Photograph:AFP)

Fourth gold at Tabor Grand Prix

On July 17, Hima completed the 200m race in just 23.25 seconds to win the gold at the Tabor Grand Prix.

Another Indian sprinter, VK Vismaya won the silver medal with a season-best of 23.43 seconds in the same 200m race.

(Photograph:AFP)

Third gold at the Kladno Athletics Meet

On July 13 at the Kladno Athletics Meet, Hima bagged her third 200m gold medal.

Hima completed the race with a time of 23.43 seconds to finish on the top spot for the third time.

(Photograph:AFP)

Second gold at Kutno Athletics Meet

On July 8 at the Kutno Athletics Meet, Hima won her second 200m gold medal. 

The Assam runner finished the 200m race in 23.97 seconds to win the gold while Kerala runner V.K. Vismaya won the silver medal with a timing of 24.06 seconds in Poland.

(Photograph:AFP)

First gold at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix

On July 2 at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix, Hima won her first gold medal of the year.

Hima was running in her first competitive 200m race of the year.

She took 23.65 seconds to clinch the gold medal in Poland.

(Photograph:AFP)