Hima Das bags gold

New Delhi: Star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the women's 200m gold, while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland. Hima, the world junior champion and national record holder in 400m who has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months, clocked 23.65s on her way to the 200m gold. This was Hima's first competitive 200m race of the year.

Another Indian, V K Vismaya finished third with a personal best time of 23.75s in the race at Poznan on Tuesday night. Asian champion Toor won the men's shot put bronze 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.

- Press Trust of India

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