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Hima Das

India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

Jul 23, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, MR Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv had clocked 3:15:71 behind Bahrain (3:11:89). Anu Raghavan had clocked 56.92 to finish fourth in the final race of women's 400m in 2018 Asian Games

Sprinter Hima Das Not Worried About Qualifying For Olympics

Jul 12, 2020 PTI

With no competitions lined up in the near future due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hima Das is taking it easy

Elite Athletes Resume Sporting Activities In SAI's Patiala, Bengaluru Centres

Athletes at all the SAI centres across the country were stuck in their rooms after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 25 to control the COVID-19 pandemic

India Fights COVID-19: PM Narendra Modi Interacts With Sachin Tendulkar, PV Sindhu And Others - Who Says What

Apr 03, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

In his interaction with Indian athletes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the ability to face challenges, self-discipline, positivity and self-belief, which are essential to sports, are crucial tools to combat the spread of the coronavirus as well

From Sachin Tendulkar To Steven Smith, Sports Fraternity Wishes 'Happy New Year'

Happy New Year: Here's how sportspersons across the world welcome 2020

26 September, 2019

IAAF World Athletics Championships: India Just Making Up The Numbers Without Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das


World-class javelin thrower Neeraj is not taking part in the IAAF World Athletics Championships as he has just started light training since undergoing an elbow surgery in May, while bright prospect, Hima, trained in Europe for nearly four months, winning some low-level races before pulling out due to a lower back injury after being named in the initial team

19 September, 2019

Why Is Hima Das Not Participating In The Upcoming World Athletics Championships?


Hima Das has been suffering from a life-threatening injury and has been ruled out of the World Athletics Championships. She had been suffering for the past one year, but continued to take part in the various sporting events around the world with other team members, worsening her injury.

13 September, 2019

Hima Das Missing From Athletics Federation Of India's Initial World Championships Entry Submitted To IAAF


The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had on September 9 named seven women, including Hima Das, for the 4x400m relay and 4x400m mixed relay races. But it is learnt that Hima's name was missing in the initial entry of Indian women athletes for the two relay races submitted by AFI.

09 September, 2019

World Athletics Championships: Hima Das, The Relay Runner, Named Indian Squad; No Neeraj Chopra


The number of athletes announced after a meeting of AFI selection committee will, however, increase after the international body (IAAF) gives confirmation of the likes of World University 100m champion Dutee Chand, who did not meet the qualification mark but is within the required number of competitors for the event

18 August, 2019

Hima Das And Muhammed Anas Win Gold In Czech Republic

Outlook Web Bureau

Hima Das won gold in the women's 300m race at the Athleticky Mitink Reiter event. This was Hima's sixth gold in European races since July 2.

30 July, 2019

Bengaluru Biological Park Names Royal Bengal Tiger Cub After Ace Sprinter Hima Das

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park announced that they have named a Royal Bengal tiger cub after ace Indian sprinter Hima Das. The Assam native has become the icon for India's track and field displays. Also, the International Tiger Day was on July 29.

26 July, 2019

Athletics Federation Of India President Adille Sumariwalla To Contest For Seat In Powerful IAAF Executive Board


Adille Sumariwalla (Athletics Federation of India president) is an incumbent member of the council of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

26 July, 2019

Challenges For Hima Das Ahead Of 2019 World Athletics Championships – Is Time Running Out?

Neelav Chakravarti

Preparing for September's world championships in Qatar, sprinter Hima Das has a long road ahead when compared to her main Asian rival Salwa Eid Naser, currently the world No.1 in 400 metres.

24 July, 2019

Hima Das Under Pressure To Keep Brand Value, World Championships Will Be Acid Test

Soumitra Bose

Hima Das has been making headlines after winning a clutch of gold medals in European competitions this month. But Hima could lose her brand value if she is unable to qualify for September's World Championships in Doha.

23 July, 2019

In A Sport Of Fine Margins, Why Glorification Of Hima Das Is Not Gold Class

Soumitra Bose

With Sachin Tendulkar to the Prime Minister going ga-ga, Hima Das' recent gold medal-winning spree in Europe has taken social media by storm. The fact is the athlete herself knows where she stands vis-a-vis a world championship or medal in the 2020 Olympics.

22 July, 2019

Hima Das Nearing Her Best: Indian Athletics' High Performance Director


Hima Das has won five races -- four in 200m and one in her pet 400m event -- in Poland and the Czech Republic since July 2

22 July, 2019

Hima Das Is Getting Closer To Her Best: Indian Athletics' High Performance Director


Hima Das recently won five gold medals in three weeks. Volker Herrmann (Indian athletics' High Performance Director) feels that the Assam native is nearing better performances.

22 July, 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulate Indian Sprinter Hima Das

Outlook Web Bureau

After winning five gold medals in three weeks, Indian sprinter Hima Das has been churning quite some attention. Now even, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have lavished praises on the 19-year-old.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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