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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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newsathletics11 days 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 months 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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newsathletics8 months 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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newsathletics9 months 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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newsathleticsa year 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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newsathletics2 years ago

With reputed coaches, Indian sprinters can scale to top in future, says Carmelita Jeter

Three-time Olympic medalist Carmelita Jeter is confident that with a reputed coach for guidance, Indian sprinters can reach the highest level in the future. Jeter also added that she was impressed with Dutee Chand’s performances and encouraged more young ladies to follow in her footsteps.
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newsathletics2 years ago

I struggled to perform in Doha because I couldn’t adapt to the heat there, reveals Dutee Chand

Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand admitted, on Tuesday, that the reason she performed poorly at the World Championships was that she couldn’t adapt well to the heat in Doha. However, she credited her record-breaking performance at the national level to her preparations for the world event. 
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newsathletics2 years ago

Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das named among national campers for period leading up to 2020 Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and teenage quarter-miler Hima Das appeared among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year. Dutee Chand has been named as part of the nine-member 4x100m relay team.
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newsathletics2 years ago

National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand, PU Chitra close season with 200m, 800m titles

Dutee Chand completed a sprint double by adding the 200m gold to her 100m title while PU Chitra added the women’s 800m crown to her 1500m title at the National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Sunday. Dutee Chand was adjudged the best athlete in the women’s category.
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