Hima Das is an Indian Athlete who is also known as “The Golden Girl of India”. Hima Das is the first Indian to win the Gold medal in track and field at IAAF World Championship in 2018. After her huge achievement, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself congratulated her on Twitter for the gold medal in track and field. You are an inspiration to the youngsters who want to become an Athlete said Modiji.
India is very proud of @HimaDas8’s phenomenal achievements over the last few days. Everyone is absolutely delighted that she has brought home five medals in various tournaments. Congratulations to her and best wishes for her future endeavours.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 21, 2019
Hima Das is also known as ‘Dhing Express‘ due to her exceptional speed on the running track. She was born on the 9th of January in 2000 in Dhing, Assam. She was interested in sports and outdoor games since the beginning and she loved to play football. Nipon who is Hima’s coach spotted her in an intercontinental match.
Hima always played football with boys and she was an exceptional athlete and her coach Shamsul Hoque advised her to move to tracks instead of the turf. Hima also did not see any prospects of her in football, therefore, she made a firm decision of making a career in running.
Hima Das Biography, information, cast, Adidas shoes, education, wiki
Hima Das was born on 9th of January, 2000 in Dhing, Nagaon located in Assam. In childhood, she was interested in football and she used to play football with friends and then she moved to track. Nipon is Hima’s coach who spotted her in a match said “Hima was wearing cheap shoes, but she won gold in 100m and 200m race. She moved like win!”.
Hima did her schooling for Dhing public school and she completed her 12th from Assam higher secondary council in 2018. Hima is just 19 years old as of 2019 and her hobby is to play football and watch movies. She belongs from a poor family and was born and brought up in a small village Kandhulimiri.
Hima is 5’5 inches tall and this speedster weighs around 50 kilograms. She has black eyes and brown hair but currently, she has colored her hair Blonde. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she is a Hindu by religion.
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- Hima Das was conferred with the Arjuna Award by our well-respected Prime Minister Narendra Modiji on 25th of September, 2018.
- After her unbelievable great work, she was appointed as India’s first Youth Ambassador of UNICEF India on 14th November 2018.
- Hima was also appointed as the Assam’s Brand Ambassador for sports by the Assam Government.
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- In 2018 Asian games she clocked 51.00 in heat 1 and she made a record in India.
- In the same year in August, she broke her own record of 51.00 and made a new record of 50.7.
- She won a gold medal on 12 July 2018 at world U-20 Championship which held in Tampere in Thailand.
- Hima won a Silver medal in 2018 Asian championship in 400m track race.
- She won a gold medal in mixed 4x400m track race at Jarkata in Asian games.
- She won another gold medal in Women’s 4x400m track race at Jarkata in Asian games.
- Hima Das won a gold medal on 2nd July 2019 in Poznan Athletes Grand Prix.
- She won another gold medal in Kutno Athletes Grand Prix held in Canada.
- Won a gold medal in 200m on 13th July 2019 in Kladno athletes meet held in the Czech Republic.
- She also won a gold medal in 200m on 17th July 2019 in Tabor athletes meet held in the Czech Republic.
- Won a gold medal in Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic on 20th July 2019.
Hima was born in a poor family in a small village of Assam and her father is Ranjit Das and her mother’s name is Jonali das. Ranjit das and Jonali das have five children and Hima is the youngest among them. Being the youngest among her siblings she was brought up with a lot of love and care. Her father Ranjit Das is a rice farmer from Assam who earns to feed his family of six.
Hima’s ethnicity is Brown Asian and she belongs from a Hindu family. Yes, she is from lower caste but does it really matter? Actually, people in India are so obsessed with caste and religion that after being in the limelight people were searching for her caste more than her achievements.
Talking about Hima Das she is a single successful 20-year-old girl who focuses more on her career and she doesn’t have any boyfriend. There are also no rumors about her boyfriend nor she is being spotted with any boy publicly. It seems Hima enjoys her private life and likes to spend time with her family.
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Real name – Hima Das
Nickname – Dhing Express
Profession – Athlete
Height – In Feet – 5’5
In Centimeters – 165
Weight – In Kg – 50
In pounds – 110
Eye color – Brown
Hair color – Black (But currently colored to Blonde)
Date of birth (D.O.B) – 9th of January, 2000
Age (As in 2019) – 19
Birthplace – Dhing, Nagaon located in Assam
Hometown – Dhing
Nationality – Indian
Zodiac sign – Capricon
School – Dhing public high school
College – Assam higher secondary council
Educational Qualifications – 12th grade
Religion – Hindu
Father – Ranjit Das ( Rice farmer)
Mother – Jonali Das
Siblings – 5 (She has never publicly spoken about their names)
Marital status – Unmarried
Affairs – Not known
Husband – N/A
Kids – N/A
Unknown Facts & trivia
- Hima’s favorite track athlete is Ashwini Akkunji and her favorite football player is Argentinan Nicolas Velez.
- About her likes, in Bollywood, she likes Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bacchan and M.S Dhoni is her favorite cricketer.
- Prior to getting on to the tracks, Hima used to play football and she was so good that she played with the boys’ team.
- She moved to tracks when she was spotted by her school physical education teacher Shamsul Hoque.
- After seeing her talent her school coach forced her to move to Guwahati for further advance coaching in running.
- Then, when she ran in Guwahati her coach over there was surprised. He said “Hima was wearing cheap shoes, but she won gold in 100m and 200m race. She moved like win!”.
She used to run 100m and 200m race but she wanted to run more. So, she requested her coach for 400m and she killed the 400m race.
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