Odisha’s Dutee Chand wins another gold at National Open Athletics Championships

Bhubaneswar: Ace Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand today won gold in women’s 200 metre event at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships-2019 held in Ranchi. She clocked 23.17 seconds to cross the finish line in the event.

On Friday, she broke the national record in 100m event, which was earlier set by her, and created a new one at the championship.

The Odia sprinter clocked 11.22 seconds in the semi-final of women’s 100m event surpassing her previous national record of 11.26 seconds, which she had achieved at the Asian Athletics Championships-2019 in Doha, Qatar. She went on to win the women’s 100m event with a timing of 11.25 seconds in the final.

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