Sprinter Hima Das tests positive for COVID-19 | More sports News


NEW DELHI: Ace Indian Sprinter Hima Das, which is returning from a thigh injury, revealed on Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 but it is stable in isolation.
Das, 21, showed up at the national camp in National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala recently.
“I would like to inform everyone that I have tested positive for Covid-19. I am stable and isolated at this time. I hope to use this time to recover and come back stronger than before,” Das tweeted.

“A kind reminder for everyone to stay safe and wear a mask.”
Das failed to make the cut for the Tokyo Olympics after missing the 200-meter qualifying mark of 22.80 when he scored 23.21 in the Federation Cup in March this year.
The hamstring tear later also ruined his chances of Olympic qualification at Nationals.
Das had become the first Indian sprinter to win a world title when she triumphed in the 400-meter event of the U-20 World Championship in 2018, scoring 51.46.

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