Hima Das appointed as first Youth Ambassador of UNICEF India


India’s ace sprinter and Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das was appointed as first ever youth ambassador of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) India.

UNICEF India works with central government to ensure that each child born in country gets best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential.

Hima Das

·       She hails from Assam.

·       She was the first Indian athlete to win gold medal in track event at IAAF World U20 Championships held in Tampere, Finland.

·       In 2018 Asian Games (Jakarta), she had won silver medal in 400 m finals

·       Nick name : ‘Dhing Express’

Medals won in 2018 Asian Games

·       Gold medal: Women’s 4 × 400 metres relay along with M. R. Poovamma, Sarita Gayakwad and V. K. Vismaya.

·       Silver medal: Mixed4 × 400 metres relay along with Muhammed Anas, M. R. Poovamma and Arokia Rajiv.

·       Silver medal: Women’s 400 m individual race (time: 50.79). She had set national record by clocking 51.00 to qualify for the 400 metre final.... 

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