Hima Das Biography (Athlete) Age, Height, Weight, Wiki, Family & Facts

Making the historical landmark for Indian track events, Hima Das became the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold medal at the world level as she clinched the top spot in the women’s 400m final race in the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships. Born in Dhing village in Assam’s Nagaon distrist, 18-year old Hima was expected to win gold at the tournament, having been the U-20 season leader in this quarter-mile event. She clocked 51.46s to win the historic gold for India. Hima Da, who trained in her father’s rice fields in Dhing Village, scripted a journey to the top which is nothing less than spectacular, considering she took up serious racing only last year. The teenager had earlier clocked an Indian U-20 record of 51.32 seconds to finish sixth in the Commonwealth Games 400m final in Gold Coast this year in April. Check out Hima Das's Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Movies List, Caste, Husband, Father, Mother, Affairs, Children, Siblings, Net Worth, Facts, Occupation, Education, Parents, Wikipedia, Awards & More. Get in touch with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Official website & More.

Hima Das

Hima Das Biography

  • Real/Full Name  : Hima Das
  • Profession/Occupation : Athlete
  • Nick Name : Hima, Mon Jai, Golden Girl
  • Famous For : Being India's first track and field medalist at the IAAF world championship in 2018
  • Age(as in 2018)  : 18 Years
  • Date Of Birth/Birthday : 9 January 2000
  • Mother Tongue : Hindi
  • Religion/Caste : Hinduism
  • Nationality : Indian
  • Zodiac/Sun Sign : Capricorn
  • Birth Place : Dhing, Nagaon, Assam, India
  • Home Town : Dhing, Nagaon, India
  • Residence : Dhing, Nagaon, India
  • Marital Status : Unmarried
  • Coach/Mentor : Nipon Das
  • Debut : In 2018 at the IAAF world U20 championships

Hima Das Body Measurements - Height, Weight

  • Height in centimeters : 165 cm
  • Height in meters : 1.65 m
  • Height in Feet Inches : 5'5"
  • Weight in Kilograms : 50 kg
  • Weight in Pounds :  110 lbs

Hima Das Early Life

Hima Das was born in Kandhulimari village in Dhing, Assam to Ronjit and Jonali Das; she is the youngest of four children. She attended the Dhing Public School and began playing football as a child. She played the sport with the boys at her school and wanted to pursue a career in football. Later, on the suggestion of Shamsul Hoque, a Physical Education Trainer from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Das switched over to athletics and began participating in short and middle distance races. Hoque introduced her to Gowri Shankar Roy of the Nagaon Sports Association. Das later qualified for inter-district competition and won two Gold medals at the sports meet.Das caught the attention of Nipon Das, an athletics coach from the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare during an inter-district competition. He asked her to shift to the state's capital Guwahati for training. Hima Das' parents agreed to the proposal despite their reservations. Describing her as a rare talent Nipon Das said that Hima Das' "dedication and hard work set her apart". She then moved accommodation near the Sarusajai Sports Complex and got enrolled to the state academy, which specialised in boxing and football. Later, a separate wing was started for athletics.

Hima Das Education Qualifications

  • School  : Dhing Public School
  • College  : Not Known
  • Degree/Graduation  : Not Known

Hima Das Career

Das competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 400 metres and the 4x400 metres relay. In the 400 metres, Das qualified for the final where she finished sixth in a time of 51.32 seconds, 1.17 seconds behind gold medalist Amantle Montsho from Botswana. In the 4x400 metres relay she was part of the Indian team that competed in the final. They finished seventh, with a time of 3 minutes and 33.61 seconds.Das became the first Indian track athlete to hold a global title on winning the Gold medal at the World U-20 Championships 2018 at Tampere, Finland, in Women's 400m with a time of 51.46 seconds.Having run a slower first half, Das accelerated on the last 100 meter stretch overtaking three competitors en route to the gold medal.Das is now part of a group of Indian athletes who have won medals at the World U20 Championships, which includes Seema Punia (Bronze, Discus throw), Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (Bronze, Discus throw) and Neeraj Chopra (Gold, Javelin throw)

Hima Das Family - Father, Mother

  • Father Name  : Ronjit Das(Rice Farmer)
  • Mother Name  : Jomali
  • Brothers Name : Not Known
  • Sisters : 5

Hima Das Affairs/Dating/Marriage/Children/Kids

  • Husband/Spouse : Not Known
  • Sons : Not Known
  • Daughters : Not Known
  • Affairs/Boy Friends : Not Known

Hima Das Money Factor/Lifestyle/Income

  • Salary  : Not Known
  • Net Worth : Not Known
  • Brand Endorsements : Not Known
  • Cars, Bikes & Houses Collection : Not Known
  • Houses : Not Known

Hima Das Favorites Things and Like & Dislike

  • Favorite Track Athlete :  Ashwini Akkunji
  • Favorite Football Player : Nicols Velez (Argentina)
  • Favorite Singer : Zubeen Garg
  • Favorite Films : Mon Jaai,Mission China

Hima Das Social Media

  • Instagram : Instagram.com/
  • Facebook : Facebook.com/
  • Twitter : Twitter.com/
  • Wikipedia : Wikipedia.org/

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