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Hima Das Wins 5th Gold Medal in 19 Days



A girl from India is a sprint runner from Assam. Her name is Hima Das. At 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia she ran 400 metres and won a gold medal. She did this in under a minute in 50.79 seconds. Nobody in India has done this. She is the only one who can run so fast. She participated in 5 International Athletic Championships held in Europe. In Europe, the first was held on 2nd July in Poland at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix. She ran 200m and won a medal. The second was held on July 7 in Poland again. It was the Kutno Athletics Meet where she won as well. She won her third match and secured a medal on July 13 in Czech Republic at the Kladno Athletics Meet. On 20th July 2019, At the Metuji Grand Prix in Czech Republic she ran 400m at a speed of 52.09 seconds and won a gold medal. She won her fifth gold medal at the Nove Mesto Athletics Meet on July 20 in Czech Republic. She has won 5 gold medals! This is amazing! In the last 19 days she has participated and won all her races. This was like training for the World Championship. This is for her to practise and win the races. She is focused and training very hard so that in the World Championship she secures a medal. President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan congratulated her on her achievements. Hima has a montly salary as well. She has donated 50% of her month’s salary to Assam's Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. the Relief Fund helps to support people in calamities such as earthquakes, building collapses, floods,etc. The girl has donated 50% of her salary to help this cause.

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