Hima Das
Hima Das
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India's star sprinter Hima Das to miss her first Olympics due to injury prior to the qualifications in 100 m and 200 m events.

The 21-year-old Das took to Twitter to inform her fans and followers that she will not be participating in Tokyo Games this year.

"I will miss my first Olympics due to untimely injury when I was close to achieve the qualification standard in my new event 100m and 200m. I would like to thank my coaches, support staff, and my teammates for their continuous support. But I will make a strong comeback and looking forward to Commonwealth Games 2022, Asian Games 2022, and World Championship 2022," she wrote in a tweet.

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