This Indian player showed power before Hima Das, about half a second changed the color of the medal

This Indian player, who gave India the joy of victory before Hima Das, had to go on a hunger strike once.

Rupal won the bronze medal for India in the World Athletics Junior Championships.

Image Credit source: Kiren Rijiju twitter

New Delhi. Hima Das Commonwealth Games 2022 Has reached the semi-finals of the 200m race. The whole country is now expecting a medal from him. However, Hima will have to try a little more to make it to the medal race. Apart from the 200 meter race, India’s star runner Hima will also challenge in the 4 × 100 meter relay, but before her, India’s Rupal Chaudhary has shown India’s power to the world.

Missed the gold by almost half a second

Rupal won the bronze medal for India in the World Athletics Junior Championships. He clocked 51.85 seconds in his best performance in 400 meters. Rupal missed out on the gold medal by a margin of about half a second. The gold went to England’s Mary John, who clocked 51.50 seconds. On the other hand, Mutunga of Kenya came second with a time of 51.71 seconds.

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Rupal had to go on hunger strike

This is Rupal’s second medal in this championship. Earlier, he had contributed a lot in getting the silver medal for India’s 4 * 400 mixed relay team. With one silver and one bronze medal, India is jointly ranked 17th in the medal tally. The US topped with 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze medals, while Kenya stood second with 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze and South Africa with 2 Gold and 2 Bronze. When Rupal was in school, she once went on a hunger strike to take her father to the stadium in Meerut. Actually she wanted to fulfill her dream of becoming a professional athlete.