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Hima Das on a roll; wins three international gold in 12 days

On July 2nd, 2019, star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the Women’s 200m gold at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland . She had clocked 23.65 seconds on her way to her first consecutive gold this season. Five days late, on July 7th, 2019, Hima won her second international gold in women’s 200m with a top finish at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland. The 19-year sprinter, who has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months, clocked 23.97 seconds to clinch her second gold. Her third gold came on July 13th, 2019 at the Kladno Athletics Meet in Czech Republic. She clocked a much improved time of 23.43 seconds to win her third gold.

Hima is the reigning world junior champion and national record holder in 400m. In 200m she has a personal best of 23.10s, which she clocked last year. Renowned sports gear company, Adidas, stated on Hima’s win, “No goal is too far and no challenge too hard if we believe in the superhero within us and chase our dreams.”

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