Hima Das Injury: Asian Games 2023 is to be held in September. While China will host the Asian Games 2023. At the same time, before this, India has suffered a big setback. Actually, India’s star sprinter Hima Das will not be able to participate in the Asian Games to be held in China. Hima Das was injured in April, from which she has not recovered. However, Radhakrishnan Nair, head coach of Indian athletics, has confirmed this. Earlier in the year 2018, Hima Das won the individual silver medal of 400 meters at the Asian Games in Jakarta.
What did the Indian Athletics Federation say?
Head coach Radhakrishnan Nair said that it is sad that Hima Das got injured. He has a hamstring injury and also has back problems. He said that the medical examination is going on, but it seems that she will not be able to participate in the Asian Games as per the policy of AFI. In fact, before this she did not even play the Federation Cup last month, which was organized in Ranchi. At the same time, the Indian Athletics Federation has clearly said that apart from the players who have been exempted, everyone will have to participate in the starting National Championship, only then they will be able to claim for selection in the Asian Games.
These players including Neeraj Chopra have got exemption…
It is noteworthy that javelin player Neeraj Chopra, who won the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics, and Avinash Sable, who won the silver medal in the 3000 meters steeplechase event in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, are included in the list of players who have been exempted. Coach Radhakrishnan Nair said that Neeraj Chopra, who had withdrawn from two major tournaments due to muscle strain, has started practice, but at the moment he is not fully fit. However, he can be fit by the end of this month.
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