Mind The Gap
- Hima’s Best: 23.10 sec
- World Championships best: 21.63 sec
- Olympics best: 21.34 sec
- Hima’s Best: 50.79 sec
- Olympics best: 48.25 sec
- World Championships best: 47.99 sec
The great Western cliche of the ‘great Indian rope trick’ is passe. Its 21st century successor, the ‘great Indian masala trick’, is well and truly on track—quite literally. Well, Indian masalas are seemingly spicing up performances of top Indian track and field athletes, including in-form sprinter Hima Das, as they train for a few impending big events. These athletes, now training at a preparatory camp in Poland with eye on September’s World Championships and the 2020 Olympic Games, have...