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Hima Das


India's 4x100m relay team can qualify for Tokyo Olympics: Hima Das

April 19, 2021 7:50 pm

Hima Das, who is yet to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, is set to be a key member of the 4x100m relay quartet, with the other three likely to be Dutee Chand, Archana Susenndran and S Dhanalakshmi.

Sreeshankar Murali books Tokyo berth with a big jump, silences naysayers

March 17, 2021 8:22 am

Much to his relief the white flag was raised and Sreeshankar let out a scream of joy and pumped his fists. It is rare for the youngster from Palakkad district, Kerala, to show any emotion. But the occasion called for it.

Federation Cup Athletics 2021: Dhanalakshmi shocks Dutee Chand, Hima Das to win 100-m gold

March 17, 2021 8:32 am

Clocking 11:39, Dhanalakshmi pipped her more fancied opponents to win the gold in the final, while Dutee Chand was second with 11.58 seconds. Hima Das was disqualified for a false start.

Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam, says will continue her athletics career

February 27, 2021 8:05 am

Speaking after her induction as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police, the 21-year-old Hima Das revealed that she had dreamt of becoming a police officer when she was young.

Hima Das wins 200m gold in her first race after more than a year

February 26, 2021 7:55 am

After that COVID-19 pandemic struck and the entire domestic calendar was wiped out, no Indian athlete could take part in any event abroad.

Assam govt appoints Hima Das as DSP, athlete says it will motivate her

February 11, 2021 2:36 pm

Nicknamed 'Dhing Express', Hima Das is a 20-year-old Indian sprinter from Assam.

Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, Pullela Gopichand to be part of awareness campaign on fitness

September 08, 2020 2:32 pm

Star sprinter Hima Das, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand will raise awareness on daily fitness exercises in a campaign planned from September 13 to 27.

Hima Das dedicates upgraded Asian Games gold medal to corona warriors

July 24, 2020 5:42 pm

Celebrating the news of their Asian Games mixed relay top finish, Hima dedicated her gold medal to the frontline workers in the fight against coronavirus pandemic.

India's 2018 Asian Games mixed relay medal upgraded to gold after Bahrain's disqualification

August 08, 2020 8:11 am

Bahrain, which had topped the 4x400 mixed relay final, was disqualified after Kemi Adekoya, one of the members of the relay team, was handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for failing a dope test.

Even 'God' got injured: Hima Das draws inspiration from Sachin's recovery

July 21, 2020 7:25 pm

Bouncing back from her injury suffered at the Asian Athletics Championships last year, Hima Das says she is now "perfectly fit and practicing" at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala.


Idea Exchange with Hima Das

June 22, 2020 6:16 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

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

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: