History has been made as Hima Das (18) from Assam has become the first Indian to win a track gold at a global event.
Hima won the 400 metre final in Finland, at Tampere’s World U20 Championships. This is an historic day for India and something that the entire country should be proud of.
Twitter was full of praise for Hima das and Amitabh bachchan & Farhan Akhtar too congratulated her on this incredible win.
Watch how Indian twitter reacted.
— Newspauper (@ippusultan) July 12, 2018
T 2865 – CONGRATULATIONS .. #HimaDas , the first Indian Women to win a GOLD in World Athletic track event EVER ! INDIA is proud of you .. you have given us reason to hold up our heads HIGH ! JAI HIND !! 🇮🇳🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/Q0YVCx6FSf
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 12, 2018
Congratulations #HimaDas.. 400 meter winner in world Under-20 championships.. proud moment.
It’s amazing that it coincides with the 5 year anniversary of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag & Milkha-ji’s biggest dream was to witness an Indian athlete win Gold in track & field. 😊👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 12, 2018
Wow! So proud of you Hima Das. Incredible, historic achievement on becoming the first Indian track athlete to win a medal at any global event winning Gold at women's 400m World U-20 Championships clocking a time of 51.47 seconds. Thank you for the happiness. pic.twitter.com/Cs5wY8sDuM
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 12, 2018
From Assam"s rice fields,Indian sprinter Hima Das scripts history clinching gold at IAAF world under 20 athletics championship. You made India proud beyond words!#HimaDas#FridayFeeling pic.twitter.com/EY6Jd0wl9T
— Geetika Swami (@SwamiGeetika) July 13, 2018
Under-20 World Athletics: Hima Das Creates History. Wins India's First Ever Gold At Any Global Level Track Event. Clocked 400m In 51.47 Seconds.
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadejaaaa) July 12, 2018