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Star sprinter Hima Das from Assam wins 2nd Gold in 10 days in Poland
Star sprinter Hima Das from Assam claimed her second international gold in women’s 200m with a top finish at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland on July 7.
Hima, who has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months, clocked 23.97 seconds to clinch the gold while VK Vismaya bagged the silver in 24.06 seconds.
Earlier, she had clocked 23.65s to win gold in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix, also in Poland on July 2. She has a personal best of 23.10s, which she clocked last year.
Hima known as Dhing Express is the reigning world junior champion and national record holder in 400m.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated Hima Das for winning her second international gold.
Sonowal while conveying his congratulations to the sprinter said that her prolific international records have made the state as well as the nation proud. He also wished her success in her future endeavour.