GUWAHATI, July 11 - Rising Assam sprinter Hima Das stormed into the final of the women’s 400m in the IAAF World U-20 Championship.
In the semifinals at the Ratina Stadium, Tampere in Finland today, Hima clocked 52.10 to qualify for tomorrow’s final.
She was in the first group and ran on lane six. She pushed her opponents easily in that group.
Andrea Miklos of Romania also qualified from that group with a timing of 52.48 seconds.
Altogether eight runners have qualified for the final of the event. The final will be held tomorrow at 10.40 (IST).
However, other Indian runner Jisna Mathew failed to qualify for the final who clocked 53.86 in the second group.