Star sprinter Hima Das, who is among the favourites to win the 400m dash at the Asian Games currently underway at Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia, will begin her campaign later today. She has directly qualified for the semi-final that is slated to take place between 6:55 pm and 7:05 pm today.
Speaking to News Live, the ace sprinter said she will give her 100 per cent and hoped to secure a podium finish. Thanking the people of Assam for their constant support and inspiration, Hima said she is trying to further improve her timing.
On the other hand, her coaches and well-wishers who are camping in Jakarta said they are confident that Hima will make a mark in the Asiad and make Assam and India proud once again.
Meanwhile, people of Dhing, her hometown, are ecstatic and are holding prayer meetings for her success at the Asian Games.