Indian sprinter Hima Das Hima Das continued her sensational sprint form as she clinched her 5th gold of the month by claiming the top honours in a 400 m race in the Czech Republic on 20 July 2019.
The timing on Saturday was slower than her personal best of 50.79 seconds, which she managed at the Jakarta Asian Games and she also narrowly missed out on the World Championships qualifying mark of 51.80.
However, it was better than the timing of 52.88, which she managed earlier in the season.It was Hima’s fifth gold medal since July 2 when she ran her first competitive race in Europe.
In her first competitive 200m race of the year, she clocked 23.65 on her way to gold at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland on July 2.
Hima Das received words of praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath kovind,Sachin Tendulkar etc..
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