Hima Das Biography, who has appointed as DSP in Assam Police: Will diligently work right here and proceed with my sporting profession
WHO IS HIMA DAS?
|Native name||হিমা দাস|
|Birth name||Hima Das|
|Nickname(s)||Dhing Express, Mon Jai|
|Born||9 January 2000 (age 21), Dhing, Nagaon, Assam, India|
|Height||167 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||54 kg (119 lb)|
Achievements & Titles
|Personal best(s)||100 m – 11.74 (2018)|
200 m – 23.10 (2018)
400 m – 50.79 (NR, 2018)
Indian sprinter Hima Das was on Friday inducted because the Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police and stated that it was a really particular second for her.
Nicknamed ‘Dhing Express’, Hima Das is a 19-year-old Indian sprinter from the state of Assam. She turned the 1st Indian girl — certainly the primary ever Indian athlete — to win a gold medal in any format of a world observe occasion at IAAF World U20 Championships when she clocked a pace of 51.46 seconds. Born on January 9, 2000, to rice farmers in Dhing village of Assam’s Nagaon district, Das gained 5 back-to-back gold medals in a few months in the Czech Republic in July 2019.
Hima Das was involved in sports activities since childhood. She recurrently performed soccer with native boys in mud pits subsequent to her mother and father’s rice fields and was satisfied to take up skilled athletics by a coach.
Nipon Das primarily takes half in girls’ 400-meter, 200-metre, and 4×400-meter relays. At Asian Video games in 2018, she gained a silver medal within the 4×400-metre combined relay. She additionally set an Indian U20 file of 51.32 seconds to complete sixth within the Commonwealth Video games 400m remaining in Gold Coast in April 2018.
In September 2018, Adidas signed an endorsement cope with Hima Das. She was additionally conferred with Arjuna Award by the President of India on September 25, 2018. Das handed her twelfth examination from Assam Greater Secondary Schooling Council in Might 2019. Lately, the Bannerghatta Organic Park named a tigress cub as ‘Hima’ to honor Indian athlete Hima Das.
The list of Hima Das’ records in July 2019:
- July 2, 2019: Hima Das bagged 200m gold in Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland in 23.65 seconds.
- July 7, 2019: Hima Das won 200m gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland in 23.97 seconds.
- July 13, 2019: Das won 200m gold at the Kladno Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic in 23.43 seconds.
- July 17, 2019: Das won a gold medal in the 200m race at Tabor Athletics Meet Czech Republic in 23.25 seconds.
- July 20, 2019: Das won a gold medal in the 400-meter event in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic, in 52.09 seconds.
The list of Hima Das’ records in 2018:
- At Asian Games in 2018, Hima Das won a silver medal in the 4×400-metre mixed relay
- In July 2018, Das won the 400 m final at the World U-20 Championships 2018 at Tampere in Finland by clocking 51.46 seconds
- She also set an Indian U20 record of 51.32 seconds to finish sixth in the Commonwealth Games 400m final in Gold Coast in April 2018
- Hima became the world junior 400m champion in 2018
- Her next aim is to qualify for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics
- On Thursday, she ran her first competitive race in more than a year
Indian sprinter Hima Das was on Friday inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police and referred to the moment as a childhood dream coming true.
In a ceremony organized in Guwahati, the Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal handed her the appointment letter and top functionaries of the state government as well as from the police department, including the Director-General of police attended it.
Addressing the gathering after her induction, Hima revealed that she had dreamt of becoming a police officer when she was young and therefore this was a very special moment for her.
“People here know and I am not going to say anything different. Since my early school days, I harbored a wish to become a police officer one day and my mother also wished that.
“She would buy a (toy) gun during Durga Puja, my mother would tell me to work in Assam police, serve the people and become a good person,” Das said.
Sports has given me everything, says Hima
Hima said that she will continue to work towards the betterment of the state, but more importantly also vowed to continue her sporting career.
“I got everything due to sports, I will try to work for the betterment of sports in the state and try to make Assam one of the best performing states in the country, like Haryana.
“I will diligently work for Assam police but I must say sport will never take a back seat,” she added.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, also a former Union Sports Minister, said that Hima’s appointment as DSP will motivate the youth to pursue excellence in sports.
“A proud day for Assam. Glad to ceremonially appoint ace athlete @HimaDas8 as Dy SP in @assampolice. An honor for her achievements under the Sports Policy, the appointment will further motivate youths to pursue excellence in sports,” he tweeted.
Hima became the world junior 400m champion in 2018 and has her sight now set at qualifying for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
On Thursday, she ran her first competitive race in more than a year and won a gold in the women’s 200m with a time of 23.31 seconds in the Indian Grand Prix II.