Assam: Hima Das crosses 200K followers on Twitter

Indian sprinter Hima Das added another feather to her cap by crossing 200k followers on the microblogging website Twitter.


Indian sprinter Hima Das has been the talk of the town ever since she won five gold medals in a single month in Europe.  And on 24 July, the speedster added another feather to her cap by crossing two lakh followers on the microblogging website Twitter.

The ‘golden girl’ took to the same platform to thank her followers and well-wishers which helped her achieve the feat.

“Thank you all for your love and support. I will continue to work hard and make our nation proud,” tweeted Hima.

At the time of writing this report, Hima had 225.1K followers on Twitter.

Hima’s latest gold came on 20 July in Prague where she clocked a season-best time of 52.09 seconds to win the gold in 400m at the Nove Mesto nad Metuji Grand Prix.

Earlier on 17 July, Hima had won the gold in 200m at the Tabor Athletics Meet. In her first competitive 200m race of the year on 2 July, Hima had clocked 23.65 seconds to win gold at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland.

Then on 8 July, she won her second 200m gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland. Braving a sore back, the Assam runner had clocked 23.97 seconds to win the gold while Kerala runner VK Vismaya had grabbed silver with a timing of 24.06 seconds.

On 13 July, she won her third 200m gold at the Kladno Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic with a time of 23.43 seconds.


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