“After two months, I am training outdoors and it is a very nice feeling to experience the air while running on the track. For a track athlete, there is no better feeling than this. At the same time I am also experiencing an unusual feeling.”
“It is not about the money but the satisfaction that I could do something for the society and for my village where I grew up.”
“The situation is bad. I am not going out other than for training, not doing any other non-essential things as you can get the virus.”
Dutee owns the Indian university all-time record with a time of 11.32 seconds in winning the World University Games gold last year.
The Sports Authority of Telangana State is planning to lay a brand new track at the Athletics Stadium in GMC Balayogi Sports Complex, Gachibowli.
Dutee Chand has won 100 meter gold at National Open Athletics Championships with a timing of 11.22 seconds. With this new record, Dutee is officially the fastest woman 100m sprinter in the country. But is that enough?
Allyson Felix called out Nike this year for failing to support her during her pregnancy, she was competing in her ninth straight world championships.
Caster Semenya was elevated for the gold medal position two years ago when Russian athlete Mariya Savinova was later disqualified for doping violations.
In June, it was announced that Semenya was free to run the 800m without having to take medication. But later, she was denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, following a rule change by the IAAF, athletics’ governing body.
Day1 of the 5th Indian Grand Prix in Patiala turned out to be a successful start for Indian sprinters as Dutee applied her brilliance on the tracks and won gold.
The 55-year-old PT Usha will be a part and one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, to be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan.
Dutee Chand clocked a time of 11.32 seconds, winning India’s first gold medal at the 30th Summer University Games in Naples, Italy.