UNICEF Appoints Athlete Hima Das As India’s 1st Ever Youth Ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund-India (UNICEF) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as India’s first ever Youth Ambassador.

Recently, Hima clinched a Gold medal in Women’s 4×400 metre relay event at the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarta, Indonesian. She also won Silver in the Women’s 400m Race event with a clock timing of 50.59 seconds.

Source- India Today

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018:

  • UNICEF India works along with the Central Government to ensure that children born in India get the best start in life, thrive and develop to his or her full potential.
  • UNICEF headquarters in New York, the USA.
  • Hima Das, nicknamed the ‘Dhing Express’, is an Indian sprint runner from the state of Assam.

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