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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Hima Das


In Olympic year, Hima Das makes a shift from 400m to 200m

February 17, 2020 8:26 am

Hima Das' personal best in 200m is 23.10 seconds, which was clocked in mid-2018 leaving her with a mountain to climb in order to meet the Entry Standards for the Games, set at 22.80 seconds.

PV Sindhu to Vinesh Phogat, the Indian women who stole the limelight in 2019

December 31, 2019 12:49 pm

These women athletes broke stereotypes in 2019, emerging as dominant forces in their respective sports and becoming heroes for the nation.

Amidst injuries to Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, doping, controversies hog limelight in 2019

December 26, 2019 5:35 pm

Amid the many disappointments, Dutee Chand scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to clinch a gold medal at the World University Games, winning the 100m event.

Trends 2019: Workouts that kept sports stars fighting fit this year

January 01, 2020 11:34 am

From HIIT to Circuit Training, here's how your favourite sports icons did at the gym this year!

Pressure to attend frequent events affecting Hima’s training: AFI chief

December 18, 2019 7:32 am

Hima became a global star when in 2018 when she won the world junior gold at Tampere in Finland in the 400 metres.

PoleStar award for Express reporter for feature on Hima

November 16, 2019 12:59 am

Agarwala was given the award for her report ‘Hima Das, the girl who chases time’ at the 21st Annual PoleStar Awards, which were conducted in Chennai on Friday.

Tora Agarwala wins PoleStar award for 'Best Good News Feature'

November 15, 2019 11:07 pm

Agarwala, who reports from Guwahati, had interviewed Indian sprinter Hima Das and given a glimpse of her journey.

India enter World Athletics Championships with low expectations

September 26, 2019 3:12 pm

Medal is too far-fetched a thought and even hopes of making the finals seem barely believable as India enter the World Athletics Championship without two of their biggest stars -- the injured Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das.

Did AFI mismanage Hima Das’ injury?

September 19, 2019 9:05 am

There has been speculation about why Hima has struggled to post comparable timings after setting the national record of 50.79 seconds at the Asian Games in August last year after her breakthrough performance at the junior world championships.

Hima Das ruled out of World Championship due to back problem

September 18, 2019 9:49 pm

"Unfortunately Hima will not be able to compete at the World Championships in Doha due to her back injury," the AFI said on Wednesday. This ends months of speculation over Hima's Worlds participation. She had been named as one of the women relay runners for India.


Idea Exchange with Hima Das

September 09, 2018 1:22 pm

National sprinter Hima Das talks about her experiences so far, how she prepares for every race, also shares her secret to success and how she keeps her focus on and off the field.

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's remarkable comeback

August 27, 2018 9:22 am

Dutee Chand was India's sprint champion and looked set to win medals at events like the Commonwealth and Asian Games as well as Olympics. But she suddenly found herself out of the race, due to a natural condition. See more: