Hima Das has once again brought laurels to the country by winning her way to three international gold medals in just two weeks.
She bagged the first one at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland on July 2 by winning the 200-meter race by clocking 23.65 seconds for first place. Another gold followed at the Kutno Athletics Meet, also in Poland.
At the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno in Czech Republic, the 19-year-old sprinted for the third and final gold medal.
In the women’s 400m race, V K Vismaya clocked her personal best of 52.54 seconds while Saritaben Gayekwad was third with 53.37 seconds.
In the men’s shot put event, national record holder India’s Tejinder Pal Singh Toor bagged the bronze medal by setting a throw score of 20.36 meters.
On the other side of the world, in the XXII International Memorial Competition in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Indians also bagged 6 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze.
Our athletes are just making us proud wherever they go.