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Hima books CWG berth with Gold

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 March 2018 12:00 AM GMT

By our Sports Reporter

GUWAHATI, March 6: The dream run of Hima Das, the promising athlete from Assam, continues at the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championship also. Hima today collected gold medal in the Women’s 400mts defeating two Olympians and the performance also helped her to book a berth in the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games.

It was the first occasion when Hima participated in the 400mts of a senior tiol Athletic Championship. The athlete needed 51.97 sec to finish the race, held at Patiala, staying ahead of all the participants.

Hima is the second athlete from Assam who will be the part of Indian contingent for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games. Earlier, women boxer Lovli Borgohain was also selected in the Indian squad for the prestigious event which will be held in Gold Coast in Australia from April 4.

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