Guwahati, July 14, 2019:
India’s ace sprinter Hima Das bagged her third international gold after she won the top spot in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet in at Kladno on Saturday.
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Hima Das clocked 23.43 seconds to bag the top honours.
Hima Das had bagged a gold medal in the 200 metre category of the Kunto Athletics meet in Poland on July 7.
In her first competitive 200m race of the year on July 2, Hima had clocked 23.65 sec to win gold at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix.
After that, Hima Das won her second 200m gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland on July 8. She had clocked 23.97 seconds to win the gold while Kerala runner VK Vismaya had grabbed silver with a timing of 24.06 seconds.
World junior champion Hima Das has a personal best timing of 23.10 seconds, which she clocked last year. Hima Das, however, has been struggling with a back problem. The Nagaon-sprinter is also the reigning world junior champion and also a national recorder holder in 400 metre.