XtraTime Web Desk: India’s legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar praised India’s ace sprinter Hima Das for his extraordinary performance. Hima clinched five golds in this month. The champion sprinter also got a call from Sachin as she wrote on her Twitter, “Today evening was like a dream come true for me, have got a call from the god of cricket and my inspiration
sir. Thank you sir for your good wishes and inspirational words. I will leave no stone unturned for my mission #Tokyo2020″
Earlier, Sachin tweeter to congratulate the sprinter and wished her the best for future. “Loving the way you have been running in the European circuit over the last 19 days. Your hunger to win and perseverance is an inspiration for the youth. Congrats on your 5 Medals! All the best for the future races, @HimaDas.”
Earlier this year, Das had failed to complete her 400m heat in the Asian Athletics Championship in April due to a back spasm.
Hima made a terrific comeback in Czech Republic where she has clinched top podium finish. Prior to her win on Saturday in the 400m race, Hima bagged four gold medals in the 200m category.
The 19 year old finished the 400m race in Prague in 52.09 seconds to take gold on Saturday. Hima Das’ personal best in a 400m race is 50.79 seconds, which she achieved in Asian Games 2018.