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Hima Das Wins Fifth Gold Medal In 19 Days, Bollywood Celebs Congratulate Her 

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Hima Das Wins Fifth Gold Medal In 19 Days, Bollywood Celebs Congratulate Her 

Indian sprinter Hima Das won another gold on Saturday. This is her 5th gold in 19 days and her big achievement made the nation proud. Hima completed the 400 meter race in 52.09 seconds at the Nove Mestonad Metuji Grand Prix in Czech Republic. At the same time, MP Jabir won gold medal in the 400 meter Hurdles. Mohammed Anas bronze medal, while Nirmal Tom won silver.

The 19-year-old Hima completed the race in her second best time.  Before that, her personal best time is 50.79 seconds, which she had achieved during the Asian Games held last year.

On Sunday, PM Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Hima and said: “India is very proud of Hima Das’ phenomenal achievements over the last few days. Everyone is absolutely delighted that she has brought home five medals in various tournaments. Congratulations to her and best wishes for her future endeavours.”

To this, Hima responded: “Thank you Narendra Modi sir for your kind wishes. I will continue to work hard and bring more medals for our country.”

Apart from PM, Bollywood celebrities come forward to wish Hima for her achievement:

Anushka Sharma tweeted: “19 days – 5 gold medals – 1 golden girl ! Congratulations @HimaDas8 ! You are an exemplary example of solid grit & determination & a huge inspiration to young girl.” To which Hima reverted, “Thank you @AnushkaSharma I am a big time fan of you.”

Sonam Kapoor posted on Twitter: “4th Gold Medal in 15 days! Hima you’re making India proud @HimaDas8.”

Anil Kapoor wrote: “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!”

Big B tweeted: “T 3233 – Hima Das .. the pride of India .. to the Moon and beyond .. indeed but we need to add another Moon for she has done 5 now .. AMAZING !!”

Senior actor Anupam Kher posted: “हमारीप्यारी @HimaDas8!!! आपने अपनी शानदार जीत और स्वर्ण पदकों से हम भारतीयों का मस्तशक गर्व से हिमालयसे भी ऊँचा कर दिया है।आपकी जीत हमारे देश की हर नवयुवती केसपनो को एक उड़ान देगा।ऐसे हीआगे बढ़ती रहो। 130 करो ड़दे शवासियोंका प्रेम और आशीर्वाद आपकी साथ है। जय हो।”

To which, Hima replied, “Thank you @AnupamPKher sir for your kind words. I am a big fan of you and have grown up watching your movies.”

Suniel Shetty posted the video and wrote, “JAI HIND !!! JAI HIND KI [email protected]”..

We too congratulate Hima Das for this achievement.

Published by Mamatha Reddy on 22 Jul 2019

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