20-year-old athlete Hima Das has been nominated for Khel Ratna.

20-year-old athlete Hima Das has been nominated for Khel Ratna. The Assam government has recommended his name to the Sports Ministry. This year 6 players are in the race to win this award. Hima is the youngest among them.

20-year-old athlete Hima Das has been nominated for Khel Ratna.

Apart from them, Rohit Sharma (Cricket), Neeraj Chopra (Javelin Throw), Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling), Manika Batra (Table Tennis) and Women Hockey Team Captain Rani Rampal have also been sent for Khel Ratna.

  • Apart from Hima Das, the name of cricketer Rohit Sharma, wrestler Vinesh Phogat has also been sent for Khel Ratna.
  • Hima is the first athlete in the country to win gold in a track event, she achieved this feat in Finland in 2018.

20-year-old athlete Hima Das has been nominated for Khel Ratna.

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Country’s first athlete to win gold in track event

Hima won gold in the 400m race of the Under-20 World Athletics Championship held in Finland in 2018. She became the first athlete in the country to do so in a track event. He finished the race in 51.46 seconds.

Hima also won Gold in Jakarta Asian Games

Apart from this, he won the silver in the 4x400m mixed relay of the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games but the gold got to the Indian team due to the ban on doping on the winning team. At the same time, she also won gold in the women’s 4×400 relay race.

Even in 2019, he continued this series of successes. Within a month, Hima won 5 gold in different international events.

  • July 2, 2019: Hima won gold in the 200m event of the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix held in Poland, taking a time of 23.65 seconds.
  • July 7, 2019: 5 days later, he won gold in the 200 meters event of the Kutno Athletics Meet. Hima completed this race in 23.97 seconds.
  • July 13, 2019: He also won gold in the 200 meter event of the Kladno Athletics Meet held in the Czech Republic. This time he won the race taking a time of 23.43 seconds.
  • July 17, 2019: Hima also won the 200 meter race gold at the Tabor Athletics Meet. He took 23.25 seconds.
  • July 20, 2019: He won gold in the 400 meter event of the competition in the Czech Republic, taking 52.09 seconds.

20-year-old athlete Hima Das has been nominated for Khel Ratna.

Hima was also called to participate in the Doha World Championship but could not leave due to back injury. He has received the Arjuna Award in 2018.

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20-year-old athlete Hima Das has been nominated for Khel Ratna.

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