Ace Indian athlete, Hima Das has examined constructive for COVID, the 21-year-old introduced on Wednesday.
Das took on Twitter and wrote: “I would like to inform everyone that I have been tested positive for Covid-19. I am stable and at the moment in isolation. I look forward to utilising this time to recover and come back stronger than before. A gentle reminder for everyone to stay safe and wear mask.”
After failing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, the 2018 U-20 World Champion in 400 metres took a brief break to nurse her hamstring damage.
Hima had sustained the hamstring damage whereas working within the 100m heats of the Nationwide Inter-State Athletics Championships in June.
Hima Das was in first rate form within the run-up to the Olympics and clocked 23.21s seconds at Federation Cup in March, lacking the 200m Olympic qualifying mark of twenty-two.80s.