Poznan Athletics Grand Prix: Hima Das wins gold in Women’s 200m


Poland: Indian sprinter Hima Das won gold in the women’s 200m while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland.

Hima clocked 23.65s to win the yellow metal. This was Hima’s first competitive 200m race of the year. She has a personal best of 23.10s, which she clocked last year.

The world junior champion and national record holder in 400m has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months.

On the other hand, Asian champion Tajinder Pal Singh Toor won bronze in the men’s shot put with a best effort of 19.62m.

Muhammed Anas, the 400m national record holder, was third in the men’s 200m race with a timing of 20.75 seconds. K S Jeevan won the men’s 400m bronze in 47.25s.

Another Indian, V K Vismaya finished third with a personal best time of 23.75s in the race at Poznan on Tuesday night.

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