Hima Das historic achievement
A pre-tournament favourite, Das clocked 51.46s to finish ahead of Andrea Miklos of Romania and USA’s Taylor Manson.
The first Indian woman to win gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships.Taking to social media, President Kovind congratulated sprinter Das for her performance and said it is a “very proud” moment for Assam and India.
“Congratulations to our sensational sprint star Hima Das for winning the 400m gold in the World Under-20 Championship. This is India’s first ever track gold in a World Championship