Bhubaneswar: Odia sprinter and Olympian Dutee Chand added another feather to her cap today as she set a new national record in women’s 100m by clocking 11.28 seconds at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha.
Dutee surpassed the previous national record of 11.29 seconds, which was also set by her at the Inter-State meet in Guwahati last year.
Dutee was also the fastest qualifier for the semi-finals. She sought support from her fans for clinching the gold medal in the event.
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) April 21, 2019
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Dutee on her achievement.
Congratulate ace sprinter Dutee Chand on breaking her own national record to qualify for women’s 100m semifinal in the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships at the Khalifa International Stadium, Doha. Best wishes. #OdishaForIndia #AAC2019
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) April 21, 2019