India is delighted and proud of athlete Hima Das, who won a historic Gold in the 400m of World U20 Championships... This accomplishment will certainly inspire young athletes in the coming years, the prime minister said on Twitter.
No woman before Das has won a gold medal in a World Championship at any level, be it youth, junior or senior.
She is also the first Indian to have won a gold in a track event at the world level.
Das hails from Dhing village in Assam's Nagaon district.
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