Congratulations, golden girl! PM Modi, Kiran Mazumdar, Big B hail 'incredible' Hima Das on Twitter
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Impressed with Das's incredible performance, President Kovind congratulated her on her victory and wished her luck for the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games.
"Three weeks, five gold medals! You're incredible @HimaDas8 Keep sprinting, keep shining -- and may this success set the pace for glory at the 2020 Olympic Games #PresidentKovind," he wrote.
Three weeks, five gold medals! You’re incredible @HimaDas8 Keep sprinting, keep shining — and may this success set… https://t.co/kORebN9yZm— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1563721020000
PM Modi too, congratulated Das on her achievement and wished her luck for future endeavours.
"India is very proud of @HimaDas8's phenomenal achievements over the last few days. Everyone is absolutely delighted that she has brought home five medals in various tournaments. Congratulations to her and best wishes for her future endeavours," PM Modi tweeted.
India is very proud of @HimaDas8’s phenomenal achievements over the last few days. Everyone is absolutely delighted… https://t.co/EPd5qLbHMO— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1563717907000
Biocon MD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw called Das a trail blazer who made everyone proud.
She is such a trail blazer that makes us all very very proud - May you keep blazing the trail @HimaDas8 https://t.co/MOzIYgKACm— Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (@kiranshaw) 1563768621000
Master Blaster Tendulkar, too, expressed admiration for the Assam-based sprinter by calling her an inspiration for the youth. He wrote, "Loving the way you have been running in the European circuit over the last 19 days. Your hunger to win and perseverance is an inspiration for the youth. Congrats on your 5 Medals! All the best for the future races, @HimaDas8."
Loving the way you have been running in the European circuit over the last 19 days. Your hunger to win and persever… https://t.co/zz1CdsMYk4— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1563711104000
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir offered encouragement to the sprinter.
Our Golden Girl is simply unstoppable ⚡ in 15 days for #HimaDas. An inspiration for every Indian , we're a… https://t.co/t1TF2C5IoG— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) 1563452167000
Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan also took to Twitter to hail Das for her memorable performance.
"T 3233 - Hima Das .. the pride of India .. to the Moon and beyond .. indeed but we need to add another Moon for she has done 5 now .. AMAZING !!"
T 3233 - Hima Das .. the pride of India .. to the Moon and beyond .. indeed but we need to add another Moon for she… https://t.co/gBK80Px5e2— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1563734955000
Actor Anupam Kher lauded Das's grand victory and thanked her for making the country proud.
हमारी प्यारी @HimaDas8!!! आपने अपनी शानदार जीत और स्वर्ण पदकों से हम भारतीयों का मस्तशक गर्व से हिमालय से भी ऊँचा क… https://t.co/pc8Khsr1ct— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) 1563725243000
Others who congratulated Das for an incredible win were actresses like Anushka Sharma, Mallika Sherawat and former cricketers like VVS Laxman and Mohammad Kaif.
19 days - 5 gold medals - 1 golden girl ! Congratulations @HimaDas8 ! You are an exemplary example of solid grit &… https://t.co/4tcSerJbij— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) 1563770072000
Congratulations #HimaDas on 5th gold medal in just 19 days, making India proud https://t.co/YJ0PVD9oqn— Mallika Sherawat (@mallikasherawat) 1563683550000
5th gold medal of the month! Congratulations to @HimaDas8 for such a spectacular performance & wishing her continued success in the future.— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1563764083000
5 golds in 19 days and I am sure 5 of the many more to come. What a Champion is @HimaDas8 . Making India Proud! https://t.co/H6kncAY6bh— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1563767421000