Hima Das has been the talk of the town since her sensational performances in the recently concluded athletic championships.
She has emerged as the best athlete for India after winning gold medals consistently in the recently conluded championships. In a latest move, Hima Das has been appointed as the first ever youth ambassador of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India. This is really a proud moment for India and Hima Das also seems to be happy with the latest announcements.
UNICEF tweeted on their official Twitter handle regarding the same and wrote, "Meet our Youth Ambassador, Hima Das! The Asian Games medallist is @UNICEF India's first ever youth ambassador as part of #WorldChildrensDay celebration. #GoBlue."
The Indian sprinter was quick to respond to this announcement and said that she is very much happy for the role that she has been chosen for and hopes to inspire many more children to follow their ambitions and dreams. The 19 year old athlete also feels proud to have achieved glory for her home country within a short span of time
She also shared her happy moments on social media and said, "I'm honoured to be chosen as @UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador, and I hope I will be able to inspire more children to follow their dreams."
Hima Das is a native of Nagaon district in Assam and has won a gold medal in the Women's 4 x 400 m Relay category event at the 2018 Asian Games. Hima had also clinched the silver medal in Women's 400m Race event and she did it in just 50.59 seconds.
UNICEF India is working with central government of India to make sure that each child in this country gets their best start in life. UNICEF also aims at making sure that each child thrives and develops their full potential.