19-year-old athlete’s latest gold medal win came on Saturday in Prague, where she clocked a season-best timing of 52.09 seconds, to win the gold in the 400m race at the Nove Mesto nad Metuji Grand Prix. Her personal best is 50.79 seconds, which she recorded at the 2018 Asian Games.
Actors Anil Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Anushka Sharma and filmmaker Shekhar Kapur were among numerous Bollywood celebrities who congratulated ace sprinter Hima Das for clinching five gold medals in Europe over the month of July.
19 days – 5 gold medals – 1 golden girl ! Congratulations @HimaDas8 ! You are an exemplary example of solid grit & determination & a huge inspiration to young girls 👏💪❤— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) July 22, 2019
Congratulations on winning the 5th gold @HimaDas8! Your act of kindness towards Assam is an inspiration to us all. A great athlete with a heart of gold. Wishing you all the more success! India is proud of you! https://t.co/Q06SBAKUhq— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) July 21, 2019