Guwahati: Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) on Saturday at 9 am declared the results of Class 12 higher secondary examinations. Athlete Hima Das, who has been nicknamed as Assam Express, passed the examination with First Division.
The Arjuna Award-winning athlete and the winner of a Silver medal in women’s 400m race in 2018 Asian Games, Das passed the exam in the Arts stream.
A resident of Nagaon district of the state, 19-year-old Das also secured distinction in the Assamese subject. She secured a total of 349 marks out of 500 marks from Dhing College which is affiliated with the Gauhati University (GU). Despite being busy with her games abroad, her family is happy with her result.
Expressing her happiness, Hima’s mother, Junali Das, Hima called her to give the news. Hima’s mother said that it is the fruit of her hard labour that despite being busy with her games she managed to perform brilliantly in her Class 12 result.