By Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Aug 17: Hima Das, the promising athlete of the State, received a cheque of Rs one lakh from Government of Assam as fincial assistance on Thursday. Sports Minister ba Kumar Doley gave away the cheque at Jata Bhawan and promised that Government would help Hima in future to build up his sporting career.
The 17-year-old gaon (Dhing) girl finished fifth in the girls 200m at the IAAF World Under-18 Athletics championships held at irobi, Kenya in July. She clocked 24.39 secs in the fil race after giving career best 24.31 secs in the semifil.