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Hima Das Ruled Out Of World Athletics Championships Due To Back Injury

AFI (Athletics Federation of India) selection committee on September 9 had named Hima Das for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha from September 27 to October 6. But then later, didn't enter her name before the deadline.

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Hima Das Ruled Out Of World Athletics Championships Due To Back Injury
Hima Das clinched five gold medals recently.
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Hima Das Ruled Out Of World Athletics Championships Due To Back Injury
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2019-09-19T08:54:31+05:30

Indian sprinter Hima Das has been ruled out of the World Championships 2019 due to a back injury, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) said on Wednesday.

(Sports News)

AFI took to Twitter and wrote: "Unfortunately 400m athlete #HimaDas will not compete at the @iaaforg World Championships 2019 #Doha2019 due to back injury."

AFI selection committee on September 9 had named Das for the tournament to be held in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

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The ace sprinter clinched five gold medals recently. She won the fifth medal at the Nove Mesto Athletics Meet on July 20. She clocked a timing of 52.09 seconds to complete the 400m race, registering her season-best timing.

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Hima also won gold in 200m in Tabor Athletic Meet.

Hima, known as 'Dhing Express', won three gold medals at different events - Klado Athletic Meet, Kunto Athletics Meet, and Poznan Athletics Grand Prix.


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