Huge victory for not only Hima Das but also for athletics in India: Milkha Singh

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Written by Shradha Chauhan | Chandigarh |
Updated: July 14, 2018 9:17:19 am


The veteran athlete also pointed out the need for the good coaching staff for these athletes. (Source: PTI)

Aa Assamese youngster Hima Das became the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal in a track event in world championship by bagging the first position in the women’s 400 M race in IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championship in Finland, former athlete Milkha Singh was all praise for the youngster. Singh, who had become India’s first-ever athlete to win a gold medal in Commonwealth Games in 1958, termed Hima’s achievement a historic one and said the athlete would improve with time at the senior level too.

“This is a great performance and a huge victory for not only Hima but also for athletics in India. I think she has done a remarkable job and has made the whole…

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