From Rishabh Pant to Jhulan Goswami, Cricketers in Awe After Sprinter Hima Das Wins 5th Gold
Hima Das, the 19-year-old sprinter, recorded her best timing of 52.09 seconds in the 400-metre event. Before this race, her season best was 52.88 seconds.
Indian sprinter Hima Das celebrates her victory. (Image: Reuters)
Indian sprinter Hima Das, who is now fondly called as golden girl, is receiving appreciation all around the country for winning her fifth gold of the month in the 400-metre race at the Czech Republic on Saturday. The 19-year-old sprinter recorded her best timing of 52.09 seconds in the 400-metre event. Before this race, her season best was 52.88 seconds. Following her exceptional performance, along with the entire country, Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Tapsee Pannu, Shekhar Kapur and many more also took to their twitter account to congratulate the 19-year-old.
Former Cricketer Hemang Badani and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant congratulated the Indian sprinter. Cricketer Jhulan Goswami also weighed in.
Five Golds over the course of 19 days in five different international athletics competitions! Well done #HimaDas on this fantastic achievement, continue working hard and bring more medals for India. @himadas08 pic.twitter.com/GvwYLjfRXR— Jhulan Goswami (@JhulanG10) 22 July 2019
Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan wished the 'Dhing Express' by writing, “YEEEEAAAHHHHHHHHHH .. BADHAI BADHAI BADHAI .. JAI HIND .. गर्व हम सबको आप पे Hima Das जी , आपने भारत का नाम स्वर्ण अक्षरों में लिख दिया (We are all proud of you Hima Das, you have written India’s name in gold) !!!”
this is an incredible finish .. in the 400 meters to give that kind of a spurt in the last 15-20 meters is an IMPOSSIBLE FEAT ! AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING .. HIMA DAS .. you are something special .. !! https://t.co/4mlyiYhnBl— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 21 July 2019
Anil Kapoor also shared a sweet message on his twitter account, which read, “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!”
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) 21 July 2019
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar too tweeted, “Loving the way you have been running in the European circuit over the last 19 days. Your hunger to win and perseverance is an inspiration for the youth. Congrats on your 5 Medals! All the best for the future races.”
Loving the way you have been running in the European circuit over the last 19 days.Your hunger to win and perseverance is an inspiration for the youth.Congrats on your 5 Medals!All the best for the future races, @HimaDas8. pic.twitter.com/kaVdsB1AjZ— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 21 July 2019
तुम दौड़ो @HimaDas8 जमकर दौड़ो,करोड़ों भारतपुत्रियो के अधूरे सपने अपने पैरों में बाँधकर दौडो..दौडो कि भारत की हर बेटी के हिस्से की ज़मीन तुम्हे अपने क़दमों से नापनी है...दौड़ो कि तुम्हारे सामान्य से घर की मज़बूत नींव में तुम्हारी जिजीविषा का आधार है ! हिंदुस्तान ज़िंदाबाद pic.twitter.com/ey8qr20bdt— Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) 21 July 2019
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