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Under-20 World Athletics: Hima Das becomes first Indian woman to badge Gold in 400m track event

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Hima Das created history on Thursday as she won India’s first ever track gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Finland.

Hima recorded a time of 51.46 seconds in the 400m race.

Das is the first Indian track athlete to have won a medal in the history of this competition.

“I am very happy to win the gold in the World Junior Championships. I want to thank all the Indians back home and also those, who were here cheering me. It was very encouraging to have this kind of support,” she said after the race.

Das is the first Indian track athlete to have won a medal in the history of this competition.

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The other medal winners are Seema Punia (bronze in the discus in 2002) and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (bronze in the discus in 2014).

Das had earlier clocked an Indian U-20 record of 51.32 seconds to finish sixth in the Commonwealth Games 400m final in Gold Coast in April.

Das received a token of tribute from President Kovind, along with many others including Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

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