Hima Das training in Ukraine


Golden girl Hima Das has been sweating out hard at Ukraine under the watchful eye of the Athletic Federation of India (AFI) with the senior Athletic team of India bound for Jakarta Asian Games.

Although 400 metres is her main event, but looking at her potentialities, she has been kept tentatively at 200 metres event too besides 4×400 metres event. A final decision shall be taken on August 03 when the preparatory trials will be conducted for final timing.

The Jakarta Asian games is starting from August 18 but the athletics event will start from August 25. Hima and the other athletes are not going to take part in the opening ceremony as she and her athletes will slip into the Games village around August 25 as their concerned events are in the second stage of the Games.

Meanwhile as a part of Target Olympic Podium Scheme of the Union Government she has been provided end to end support besides a pocket money of Rs 50,000.

At the same time, politicians and celebrities continued to make a beeline to her home even as AFI is not keen in allowing Hima any distraction.

After Jakarta Games, she might be allowed to come home once so that Assam Government can formally felicitate her .

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