Besides cinema, it’s sports that bind the country. As Indian sprinter Hima Das, who created a history by fetching a gold medal in the 400m final - at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships and becoming the first Indian athlete to do so, celebs went gaga over her! From politicians to filmstars to musicians to sports stars, everyone took to micro-blogging site to wish the 18-year old Hima Das, who made India proud on the world podium. Netizens were elated to see Hima Das’ victory. From Narendra Modi to Amitabh Bachchan, everyone expressed their joy for her glorious win. Take a look here:
Hima das!! ..the first indian to win a gold in athletics.. what a win!! U make us so so proud!! ...take a bow girl!! #HimaDas— emraan hashmi (@emraanhashmi) July 13, 2018
Your 51.46 sec dash and years of hard work has paid off, #HimaDas. Many congratulations on winning Gold at the World U20 athletics championship. This is just the beginning of a new era. Many more to come. Keep up the hard work! #GoldenGirl #DreamsComeTrue pic.twitter.com/tL6tqq2hKI— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 13, 2018
Heartiest congratulations to #HimaDas for winning India's first international Gold in sprinting. You have brought glory to the nation with your spectacular track performance. ???? #IAAFTampere2018 pic.twitter.com/A9tXDUF9oH— Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) July 13, 2018
Yet another brilliant performance from India's daughter..Kudos to India's Hima Das who made history by becoming our first track athlete to become a world champion at any level after winning the women's 400m at the U-20 World Championships in Tampere, Finland on Thursday#HimaDas— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) July 13, 2018
Once again India's daughter #HimaDas creates history by becoming first Indian track athlete to win Gold in women's 400m World U-20 Championship— Shaina NC (@ShainaNC) July 13, 2018
Whole country is proud of you .
Your achievement will inspire a whole generation . pic.twitter.com/yShj2lhamN
Proud moment for India... #HimaDas Gold Medal in 400m final at IAAF World Under20 Athletics Championships, completed the race in 51.46 seconds at FINLAND.. 1st Gold in track event history of U20 world championship!!— Manoj Tiwari (@ManojTiwariMP) July 13, 2018
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And yet another #girl makes #India proud!! India’s first ever track #Goldmedal in a #WorldChampionship comes via #HimaDas! Congratulations on finishing in 51.46 seconds in the women under 20 #iaaftampere2018 in #Finland pic.twitter.com/CPG3Iu9RzZ— Tisca Chopra (@tiscatime) July 12, 2018
T 2865 - CONGRATULATIONS .. #HimaDas , the first Indian Women to win a GOLD in World Athletic track event EVER ! INDIA is proud of you .. you have given us reason to hold up our heads HIGH ! JAI HIND !! ???????????????? pic.twitter.com/Q0YVCx6FSf— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 12, 2018
Congratulations to Hima Das on scripting history by winning a Gold at U-20 World Championship. It is the first ever gold medal for India at any track event in a global competition. She has made the country proud. It is a special & glorious moment in India’s sporting history.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 13, 2018
Wow! So proud of you Hima Das. Incredible, historic achievement on becoming the first Indian track athlete to win a medal at any global event winning Gold at women's 400m World U-20 Championships clocking a time of 51.47 seconds. Thank you for the happiness. pic.twitter.com/Cs5wY8sDuM— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 12, 2018
Historic! Congratulations Hima Das for winning India's first Gold at a global track event in Under - 20 World Athletics. Nicely done ????????— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 12, 2018
Congratulations #HimaDas.. 400 meter winner in world Under-20 championships.. proud moment.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 12, 2018
It’s amazing that it coincides with the 5 year anniversary of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag & Milkha-ji’s biggest dream was to witness an Indian athlete win Gold in track & field. ????????????????????????????
In the video below, you will see what makes Hima Das, Gold medalist at the world under-20 Athletics Championship, in Finland, so special!— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 13, 2018
This is India’s first ever Gold in a track event at a world championship.
I salute her achievement & congratulate her on her historic win. pic.twitter.com/N4q62mVecM
India is delighted and proud of athlete Hima Das, who won a historic Gold in the 400m of World U20 Championships. Congratulations to her! This accomplishment will certainly inspire young athletes in the coming years.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 13, 2018