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.
· 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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