IOS group recruits India’s latest sporting sensation Hima Das

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IOS group recruits India’s latest sporting sensation Hima Das

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The IOS sports management group joins hands with Indian golden girl Hima Das who inked a multi-crore two-year exclusive contract with the company and secured her immediate future. Das joins a long line of sports personalities that IOS represent such as MC Mary Kom, Manika Batra and Mirabai Chanu.

IOS Sports & Entertainment, India's leading sports management group has signed India's Golden Sprinter Hima Das to the long list of sporting icons the company represents. The 18-year-old Hima Das, who hails from Dhing village in Assam's Nagaon district, has inked a multi-crore two-year exclusive contract with the company. 

Hima Das joins the likes of Boxing superstars MC Mary Kom and Vijender Singh, Commonwealth Games gold medalists Manika Batra and Mirabai Chanu and many more sports celebrities that the group manages.

Recently Hima Das created history by winning the Gold medal in women’s 400-metre event at the IAAF World U-20 Championships held at Tampere, Finland. Hima clocked 51.46 seconds in the finals at the Ratina Stadium to become the first Indian athlete to win Gold in a world championship across all age groups. For the first time Hima was picked in the national camp by the 400m and 4x100m relay national coach Galina Petrova Bukharina from America this year. In the national camp, Hima was trained by Galina for 400m and she realized her potential to be a World class winning athlete. 

Hima Das, daughter of a rice-farmer started her career in 2012 and performed well at district level competitions. In early 2016, she won the 100 meters race at the state championships and later at year made to the finals of Junior Athletics Championship in Coimbatore without any training. After some time she shifted to the sports academy in Guwahati to train under coach Nipon Das. 

Hima was picked for the national camp for the first time this year by the national coach of 400m & 4x400m relay team Ms Galina Petrova Bukharina from America. In the national camp, Hima was trained by Galina 400m for this   

Commenting on her association with IOS, Hima Das said, “I am fortunate to be on board with one of India’s top sports management group. I was looking for a professional sports management group to manage my commercial interests, as I only want to focus on my training and championships. IOS is managing most of India’s top sportspersons and I look forward to a great partnership with them.”

Welcoming Hima Das to IOS family, Neerav Tomar, MD & CEO of IOS Sports & Entertainment said, “I am delighted about our latest signing. Hima has tremendous potential and we, as her team behind her, would work towards building her image and looking after her commercial interests. We already have a lot of interest coming in from brands and I am sure with the Asian Games around the corner, there would be more buzz around her.”

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