TAMPERE (FINLAND), July 14: Newly-crowned world U-20 qurtermile event champion Hima Das today ended her campaign after anchoring the Indian women�s 4x400m relay quartet to a junior national record, though the quartet failed to qualify for the final round here.
The Indian women�s 4x400m relay team comprising S Venkatsen, Jisna Mathew, Ritika and Hima clocked 3 minute 39.10 seconds to finish fourth in heat number two, thus failing to qualify for the final round.
The first two in each of the three heats and the next two fastest teams qualify for the finals. Despite failing to qualify for the finals, the Indian quartet bettered the earlier national U-20 record of 3:40.50 set in 2002 in Bangkok. � PTI