New Delhi: Dhing express Hima Das On Wednesday bagged Gold in the Women's 200-meter race on the final day of the 25th National Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships.
Das stopped the clock in 23.63 seconds to win by one-hundredth of a second from 400m champion Aishwarya Kailash Mishra. Priya H Mohan, who did not compete in the 400m, settled for third place in a personal best time.
Meanwhile, taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, the Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma congratulated Das on winning gold.
"Dhing Express does it again! Heartiest congratulations Smt @HimaDas8 on winning 200 m Gold at Federation Cup at Calicut, Kerela. May you sprint ahead towards mightier success. Best wishes for future races!" he tweeted.
Sarma also congratulated Amlan Borogohain for setting a new national record of 20.52 seconds in the 200m Men Finals.
"Congratulations to Assam sprinter Shri Amlan Borgohain on setting a new National Record of 20.52 seconds in 200 m Men Finals at Federation Cup 2022. You've made us proud with your remarkable achievement & surely the best is yet to come. Best wishes for all your future endeavours!" tweeted Assam CM.