A girl who lived in a small village suddenly came into the limelight and made a new history in Finland Tempe. I am talking about Hima Das known as “Dhing Express”. Hima Das has become the first Indian female player to win a gold medal in the 400m race of the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships. Hima Das won the gold medal by completing the 400 meters race in 51.46 seconds. Let us read – Dhing Express Biography of Hima Das,age,height,weight and more.
- Full Name: Hima Ranjit Das
- Alias: Dhing Express
- Father’s Name: Ronit Das (Farmer)
- Mother Name: Jonali Das
- Born: January 9, 2000
- Place of Birth: Dhing, Nagaon, Assam
- Residence: Dhing, Nagaon, Assam
Hima Das childhood
Hima Das was born on January 9, 2000, in Dhing village, Assam. His mother’s name is Joni Das and her father’s name is Ronjit Das. He has a joint family, in which there are 17 people. Who cultivates 60 bighas of land. Apart from this, they also keep fish in the pond.
Hima Das is the youngest of four siblings. He passed the 12th class examination from the Assam Council of Higher Secondary Education in May 2019.
Hima Das’s trend toward race
Hima Das was interested in football since childhood. And in football, she wanted to make a career. Then how did Hima Das become a racer? Hima Das’s journey to becoming a racer began when she was advised to become a racer by Shamsul Haque, a physical education teacher at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
Shamsul Haque identified Hima with Gauri Shankar Roy of Nagaon Sports Association. After that Hima Das got selected for many district-level competitions. During one such district-level competition, Nippon Das of ‘Sports and Youth Welfare’ caught sight of Hima.
This competition was for 100 and 200 meters, in which Hima Das got the first position despite wearing cheap shoes. Nippon Das noticed his talent. They took Hima with them to Guwahati.
There he started training Hima Das for 200 meters race and later for 400 meters race. Thus began the career of Hima Das as a racer.
Information about Hima Das
- Height: 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
- Weight: 52kg
- Sport: Track and Field
- Competition: 200m and 400m
Personal best record:
- 100m – in 11.74 seconds (2018)
- 200m – in 23.10 seconds (2018)
- 400m – in 50.79 seconds (2018)
Coach Name: Nippon Das
Favorite things of Hima Das
- Hobby: Shooting, Football, Music, Watching Movies
- Actor: Vicky Kaushal
- Actress: Alia Bhatt
- Athlete: Ashwini Akkunji
- Football player: Nicolas Velez (Argentina)
- Movie: Mon Jai, Mission China
- Singer: Zubeen Garg
- Food: Spring Rolls
- Color: Pink, Green
- Location: Shimla
- Hima Das instagram–hima_mon_jai
“Hima Das created history by winning 5 gold medals in 1 month.”
Best achievements of Hima Das
- Hima Das brought laurels to the country by winning 5 gold medals in various competitions held in Europe from July 2, 2019, to July 22, 2019.
- Hima Das won the gold medal by completing the 200 meters race in 65 seconds at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix held in Poland on July 2, 2019.
- After this, for the second time on July 7, 2019, at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland, she won the gold medal by completing the 200 meters race in 97 seconds.
- For the third time on July 13, 2019, she won the gold medal by completing the 200 meters race in 43 seconds at the Kladno Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic.
- Then for the fourth time on July 17, 2019, at the Tabor Athletics Meet Czech Republic, she won the gold medal by completing the 200 meters race in 25 seconds.
- For the fifth time on July 20, 2019, Hima Das won the gold medal by completing the 400 meters race in 09 seconds in Nov Mesto, Czech Republic. This was his fifth gold medal.
- Awards and appreciation were given to Hima Das for her excellent performance.
- In 2018, Hima Das was appointed as India’s first Youth Ambassador to UNICEF India.
- Hima Das was awarded the Arjuna Award for Best Performance in 2018.
- Hima Das has been appointed as the Sports Brand Ambassador of Assam by the Government of Assam.
- Hima Das is the brand ambassador of sports giant Adidas.
Controversy related to Hima Das
- Hima Das made a lot of fun on Twitter because of her bad English. But a player should not be made fun of like this for his language rather we should respect his game.
- Hima Das is an example for those girls who want to do something big in life. To excel in a game like this is commendable. We get this lesson from his life, we can reach heights on the strength of hard work.