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Harmilan Kaur Bains PREMIUM

Track queen Harmilan Kaur--hate, love and a burning Olympic dream

By Sharad Deep, Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 09:12 AM IST
  • Harmilan broke the 19-year-old national record in 1,500m, set by Sunita Rani in the 2002 Busan Asian Games while winning gold.
Agnes Tirop is a world-record holder. (Reuters)
Agnes Tirop is a world-record holder. (Reuters)

Tirop and Teferi smash 10km and 5km world records

Reuters |
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2021 08:37 PM IST
  • Tirop, a twice world 10,000m bronze medallist, won the 10 km event with a time of 30 minutes and one second, finishing ahead of Sheila Chepkirui.
Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics inspire Anil Kapoor to sprint ‘back in action’(Instagram/anilskapoor)
Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics inspire Anil Kapoor to sprint ‘back in action’(Instagram/anilskapoor)

Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics inspire Anil Kapoor to sprint ‘back in action’

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2021 05:16 PM IST
  • ‘Inspired by our Indian athletes in Tokyo who are making the whole country proud’: Anil Kapoor gives a glimpse of his fitness routine as he hits the running tracks like wind and here’s why you too should add this simple exercise to your workout session | Watch
Silver medallist India's Hima Das celebrates during the victory ceremony for the women's 400m athletics event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.(AFP)
Silver medallist India's Hima Das celebrates during the victory ceremony for the women's 400m athletics event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.(AFP)

Once a student union activist, Hima now wants her village to shine

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 09:53 PM IST
Hima’s terrific run (she is the first Indian track athlete to win a global event) has earned her the moniker ‘Dhing Express’, which refers to the town nearest to her village.
Hima Das won the gold medal at the World U-20 Athletics Championships on Thursday.(PTI)
Hima Das won the gold medal at the World U-20 Athletics Championships on Thursday.(PTI)

Hima Das becomes first Indian woman to win gold in World U-20 Athletics Championships

Tampere | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 11:19 PM IST
Hima Das became the first Indian track athlete to have won a medal in the history of World U-20 Athletics Championships when she achieved the feat on Thursday.
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