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newsathletics5 months ago

Sprinter Dutee Chand to retire after 2024 Paris Olympics

Dutee Chand, an elite Indian sprinter, will retire after competing in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. After losing the 200m race to Priya Mohan at the Khelo India University Games, Dutee, who has represented India in the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics, made her intentions clear, on her future.
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newsathletics7 months ago

Dutee Chand wins gold in women's 100m at National Inter-university Women's Athletics Championships

On the second day of the National Inter-university Women's Athletics Championships, ace sprinter, Dutee Chand won the 100m dash, while up-and-coming quarter-miler Priya Mohan posted a personal best to win the 400m. Chand won the 100m final in 11.44 seconds to start her season on a high note.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Neeraj Chopra resumes practice, two-and-a-half months after Tokyo triumph

2020 Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra resumed his training, two months after his historic feat, at the National Institute of Sports, in Patiala. The Indian will be defending his Commonwealth Games and Asian Games titles next year, along with an eye on the world championships.
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newsathleticsa year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's relay team likely to miss Olympic qualifiers

The women’s 100m squad, which was all set for qualification to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, will miss out on the upcoming World Relays, a qualifying event, owing to the cancellation of a connected flight to Poland. The suspension of flights was due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in India.
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newsathleticsa year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We are confident of qualifying in the 4*100m event, asserts Hima Das

Indian sprinter Hima Das is confident that the women’s 4*100m relay team, which she is also a part of, will qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics during the World Athletics Relay, in Poland, next month. Apart from the 'Dhing Express, national record holder Dutee Chand will also feature in the event.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Dutee Chand to undergo one-week quarantine before preparing for World Relays

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will stay in quarantine for one week, at Patiala’s National Sports Institute before she starts preparing for next month’s World Relays. During the seven-day period, she won’t be able to train on the main synthetic track, use the main gymnasium or enter the dining hall.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Dutee Chand confirms in season's first Indian Grand Prix

Asian Games silver medallist Dutee Chand will take part in the season’s first Indian Grand Prix at the National Institute of Sports, in Patiala on February 18. National record holder in the men’s 100m event – Amiya Kumar Mallick will also feature in the event as per the latest reports.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Arjuna Award has come at the right time, claims Dutee Chand

India’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand won will receive the Arjuna Award this year and she feels that the timing couldn’t have been any better with the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away. The sprinter is geared up for a second consecutive appearance at the Games, having featured in Rio, back in 2016.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Dutee Chand wants to sell her car to fund training for Tokyo Olympics because of COVID-19 pandemic

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand wants to sell her luxurious car to fund her training for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Covid-19 outbreak put an abrupt halt to sports activities in the country while also pushing the Olympics by a year, with sponsorships are no longer in place to help athletes.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Khelo India University Games is great way to unearth talent in our country, says Dutee Chand

India's fastest woman Dutee Chand believes that the Khelo India University Games will help India unearth talent for the future as athletes from across the country will get a chance to show their talent. The first edition of the competition will be held in Bhubaneswar from February 22 to March 1 2020
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