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Hima Das

Bio/Wiki
Real NameHima Das
NicknamesHima, Mon jai, Golden Girl
ProfessionAthlete
Famous ForBeing India's first track and field gold medallist at the IAAF World Championships in 2018
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown (Right side of the head is dyed Blonde)
Track and Field
International DebutIn 2018 at the IAAF World U20 Championships
Coach/MentorNipon Das
Hima Das with her coach
EventSprint
Records (main ones)In the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships, she won the Gold medal in 400 meters, clocking a time of 51.46 seconds and became the first Indian track athlete to win a World Championships title in any track event
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 January 2000
Age (as in 2018) 18 Years
BirthplaceDhing, Nagaon, Assam
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownNagaon, Assam
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesPlaying Football, Shooting, Listening to Music, Watching Movies
Boys, Affairs & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Ronjit Das (Rice Farmer)
Mother- Jomali
Hima Das with her mother
Siblings5 (Names not known)
Favourite Things
Favourite Track AthleteAshwini Akkunji
Favourite Football PlayerNicolás Vélez (Argentina)
Favourite SingerZubeen Garg
Favourite FilmsMon Jaai, Mission China

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Hima Das

  • Prior to getting into track, Hima was interested in Football. She used to play football with boys.
  • Nipon (Hima’s Coach) spotted her during an inter-district meet. “She was wearing cheap spikes, but she won gold in the 100 and 200. She ran like the wind. I hadn’t seen such a talent in ages,” Nipon said.
  • The coach pressurized Hima to shift to Guwahati, 140 km away from her village and convinced her that she had a future in athletics.
  • Her parents were initially reluctant to let her go but later they agreed.
  • After winning the gold medal in the World U20 Championship, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated her on Twitter.Narendra Modi tweeted Hima Das
  • The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) mocked her English prior to winning event, but later it apologized after Das grabbed the gold medal.AFI apologized to Hima Das
  • In the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, she finished sixth in women’s 400-meter final.
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