Athlete Hima Das opts out of Continental Cup

Sep 08, 2018, 08:48 IST | PTI

The tournament will be held in Czech Republic from today. Hima was initially among seven Indian athletes who were to take part in the season-ending IAAF event in Ostrava

Athlete Hima Das opts out of Continental Cup
Hima Das

Sprint sensation Hima Das has pulled out of the IAAF Continental Cup as the Athletics Federation of India wants her to give rest after a hectic season which saw her become the junior world 400m champion.

The tournament will be held in Czech Republic from today. Hima was initially among seven Indian athletes who were to take part in the season-ending IAAF event in Ostrava but has now been replaced by Australia's Anneliese Rubbie as the second runner from Asia-Pacific.

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