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Hima Das


Hima Das: Thought would die from Covid... kept door open so that no one would have to break it down

June 26, 2022 7:38 am

Fresh off a 100m gold at the Inter-State Meet in Chennai, the 22-year-old speaks to Andrew Amsan about her overnight stardom, her physical battles, and the road ahead.

Running individual 400m is not yet over for Hima, hints at doing that again in postponed Asian Games

June 12, 2022 3:16 pm

Hima Das last ran a major 400m race during the Asian Championships in Doha in April 2019.

Hima Das on the most challenging thing about being an athlete: 'To give up on home-cooked food...'

March 30, 2022 11:16 am

"If you are passionate about something, never let anyone dissuade you away from it," the athlete, nicknamed Dhing Express, said

Hima got too much attention, needs to understand her future is in the sport: Galina

October 21, 2021 8:16 am

Coach says a three-month break after failing to qualify for the Olympics has helped the athlete reassess her goals.

Hima Das tests positive for COVID on return to camp at Patiala

October 13, 2021 8:26 am

After failing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, the 2018 U-20 World Champion in 400 metres took a short break to nurse her hamstring injury

Jolt for India as Hima Das suffers hamstring injury at National Athletics Meet

June 27, 2021 8:25 pm

Hima completed the third heats with a time of 12.01 second, finishing third behind Amasha De Silva of Sri Lanka (11.64s) and Dhana Lakshmi of Tamil Nadu (11.67s).

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.


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: