Hima Das appointed first youth Ambassador of UNICEF

Asian Games gold medallist sprinter Hima Das has been appointed as the first ever youth ambassador of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) India.

 

UNICEF announced this on their official Twitter handle. “Meet our Youth Ambassador, Hima Das! The Asian Games medallist is @UNICEF India’s first ever youth ambassador as part of #WorldChildrensDay celebration. #GoBlue,” UNICEF twitted.

 

Commenting on her appointment, Dhing express said that she was honoured to be chosen for the role. ‘I’m honoured to be chosen as @UNICEF India’s Youth Ambassador, and I hope I will be able to inspire more children to follow their dreams’, Hima Das said.

 

The Asian Games medallist had clinched a gold medal in Women’s 4 x 400 m relay event at the 2018 Asian Games. She had also won a silver medal in Women’s 400m race event with a clock timing of 50.59 seconds.