'Dhing Express' Hima Das Ruled Out Of World Championships 2019
GUWAHATI: Ace sprinter from Assam, Hima Das will not be participating in the upcoming World Championships 2019 owing to a back injury.
"Unfortunately 400m athlete #HimaDas will not compete at the World Championships 2019 #Doha2019 due to back injury," authorities from the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) informed on Twitter.
It is to be mentioned that earlier on September 9, AFI named seven women, including Hima, for the 4x400m relay and 4x400m mixed relay races at the World Championships to be held from September 27 to October 6 in Doha.
The 19-year old has put India on the sporting map after she won 5 gold medals back-to-back in the months of July-August this year.