The 20-year-old was disqualified in the previous competition that she took part in – the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha – due to a similar injury. Das had reportedly travelled to Spala, Poland, to continue her rehabilitation.
Hima had also won gold in 4x400m women’s relay at the last Asian Games and was among the 20 recipients of the prestigious Arjuna award this year
Before Federation Cup, she was on a one-month break from training since she was focusing on her Class 12th examinations.
Hima also showed a brilliant performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in April this year when she qualified for the final of the women’s 400m event, registering a personal best of 51.53 seconds timing. Thus she became the first Indian woman to qualify for an athletic track CWG final. Unfortunately, she finished sixth in the final.