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Dutee Chand


In Dutee Chand's relief kit for her village in Odisha, sanitary pads

May 13, 2020 9:02 am

The Bhubaneswar-based Asian medallist thought of giving back to her village, Chaka Gopalpur in Odisha's Jajpur district, after receiving several SOS messages from those she had grown up with.

Dutee Chand wins 200m gold at Khelo India University Games

March 01, 2020 6:40 pm

After clinching the 100m gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds on Saturday, Dutee Chand, who is representing KIIT, clinched the 200m gold medal with a timing of 23.66 seconds on Sunday.

Dutee Chand clinches 100m gold at Khelo India University Games

February 29, 2020 7:57 pm

The 24-year-old Dutee Chand, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), bagged the 100m gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds.

Dutee Chand stoops to conquer, breaks 100m national record again

October 12, 2019 6:46 pm

Dutee Chand's efforts have helped her make significant improvements in her sprint timings and Friday’s national record-breaking run was one such instance.

Dutee Chand breaks national record again, inches closer to Olympic mark

October 11, 2019 8:25 pm

Dutee Chand broke the national record in the 100-metre sprint event on Friday with a time of 11.22 seconds. The qualification mark for the 2020 Olympics is 11.15 seconds.

Dutee Chand fails to progress from heats in Athletics Worlds

September 28, 2019 8:09 pm

Dutee Chand failed to progress from the heats in the 100-metre dash in the World Athletic Championship in Doha on Saturday.

Dutee Chand hopes to run personal best and reach finals in Worlds

September 22, 2019 5:21 pm

Dutee Chand has been training with her coach N Ramesh at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, ahead of the World Athletics Championships, starting from September 27.

Dutee Chand to run in World Championships, India team takes final shape

September 12, 2019 7:15 pm

The Athletics Federation of India had on September 9 named a 25-member team for the (September 27-October 6) World Championships while also approving Dutee's name, pending an invite from the IAAF.

Coming out of closet is better than hiding my relationship: Dutee Chand

August 26, 2019 10:03 am

The first Indian athlete to confess to same-sex relationship, sprinter Dutee Chand says "coming out of the closet" was better than "hiding" her personal life from the public. 

India's Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut

August 22, 2019 2:54 pm

From her battle against the IAAF gender testing rules to coming out as a lesbian in what is still a highly conservative country, Chand is used to making headlines but she hopes over the next year they will mainly be about her sporting prowess.


Dutee Chand features on ‘Time 100’ list of rising stars

November 14, 2019 11:42 am

Dutee Chand has always been a pathbreaker in her field. This year, she announced herself to be in a same-sex relationship, making her the first openly gay athlete in the country’s sporting history.


Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's remarkable comeback

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Dutee Chand was India's sprint champion and looked set to win medals at events like the Commonwealth and Asian Games as well as Olympics. But she suddenly found herself out of the race, due to a natural condition. See more: