Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam Police, says 'will continue athletics career'

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Published on February 27, 2021 - Duration: 01:53s

Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam Police, says 'will continue athletics career'

Star sprinter Hima Das was formally inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police on Friday.

CM Sarbananda Sonowal presented the appointment letter to Hima at an event in Guwahati.

The athlete has been appointed under the Integrated Sports Policy of the state govt.

The 21-year-old international sprinter had won a gold medal in Asian Games in 2018.

Known as 'Dhing Express', Hima was appointed to the post of DSP on February 11.

Hima will continue to strive for excellence in her sport alongside her job in state police.

The Arjuna awardee thanked CM Sonowal and Assam Olympic Association for their support.

Hima is currently preparing for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics qualification at NIS-Patiala.

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