India’s Ace sprinter Hima Das won her fourth gold in 15 days after she won the 200m race with a time of 23.25 seconds at the Tabor Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic on Wednesday.
Hima’s compatriot V K Vismaya was second with a season best 23.43. Although, the race was a bit mediocre as most of the runers represented local clubs.
This was 19-year-old Hima’s fourth gold since July 2 when she ran her first competitive race in Europe. She has been improving since her first race, inching closer to her personal best of 23.10
Shw clinched Gold in her first competitve 200m race of the year after being clocked at 23.65 seconds at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland on July 2nd.
On July 7th, the 19-year-old runner had clocked 23.97 seconds on her way to gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland.
After that, Hima Das won her third 200m gold at the Kladno Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic on July 13th.
Hima is yet to qualify for the World Championship 200m and quartermile race, which is her main target.
The World Championships qualifying time for 200m and 400m is 23.02 and 51.80 respectively.
On the other hand, In men’s 400m, Muhammad Anas won in 45.40 seconds in a mediocre track while compatriots Tom Noah Nirmal (46.59), K S Jeevan (46.60) and M P Jabir (47.16) finished second, third and fourth.
However, Anas has qualified for the World Championship after he won the gold at Kladno Athletics meet after he betterd his own 400m national record by clocking 45.21 seconds.
The World Championships men’s 400m race qualification time is 45.30 seconds.