An 18years old Assami girl has created history. A girl from the Northeast Hima Das has scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships. She clinched the top spot in the women's 400 m final race on the third day of competitions.
The 18-year-old Assam girl, a pre-tournament favorite, clocked 51.46 seconds to finish ahead of Andrea Miklos of Romania and Taylor Manson of the United States to win the race.
The twitter is flooded with the tweets of the celebrities and political leaders. Everyone is praising the girl for her achievement. From Amitabh Bachchan to President Ram Nath Kovind everyone took it to twitter to congratulate the girl.
Hima's historic triumph, which is India's first ever medal in track in the history of the IAAF's Under-20 athletics event, has made her a symbol of national pride.
Torrential tributes and celebratory posts are pouring from all folds of the country, with people like Virender Sehwag, Farhan Akhtar, Akshay Kumar among the top names.
This showed no matter where you belong or what you are, what circumstances you face, you will always achieve the thing you crave and worked for.
Here are some of the tweets which praise her win