Dutee Chand qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Bhubaneswar: Ace sprinter from Odisha Dutee Chand has qualified for Tokyo Olympics-2020 in both 100 and 200 metre races.

She has been selected via world ranking quota.

Earlier, the sprinter had set national record in women’s 100 metre sprint event with 11.17 seconds at Indian Grand Prix-IV organized by the Athletics Federation of India in Patiala on June 21 this year.

Yesterday, Odisha Government recommended names of Sprinter Dutee Chand and International Hockey Player Birendra Lakra for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjun Puraskar for 2021 respectively.


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