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Khelo India University Games: Dutee Chand wins gold in 100m dash

Khelo India University Games: Dutee Chand wins gold in 100m dash

Athletics, Khelo India
The Tokyo Olympian is yet to achieve the qualification standards for Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. India’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand won the gold medal in the women’s 100m race at the ongoing Khelo India University Games 2021 in Bengaluru on Saturday. Dutee Chand, an Asian Games silver medallist, clocked 11.68 seconds, which was far from her personal best and national record of 11.17 seconds she achieved at the Indian Grand Prix IV at Patiala last year. At the last edition of KIUG, Dutee Chand had won the 100m race in 11.49 seconds to set a national university record. Dutee Chand, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) at KIUG 2021, finished ahead of Savitribai Phule Pune University’s Avantika Narale, who clocked 11.81 seconds, and Jambeshwari Unive...
Khelo India University Games: Swimmers keep Jain University on top of medals table

Khelo India University Games: Swimmers keep Jain University on top of medals table

Khelo India, Trending
The biggest upset of the day came in boxing with Muskan defeating the world youth champion Vinka in the women’s 57-60kg semi-finals. Hosts Jain University, once again, rode on impressive performances by its swimmers to maintain its lead at the top of the Khelo India University Games 2021 medals table on Tuesday. Jain University picked up four of the 10 gold medals on offer on Tuesday. Overall, eight new records were created on the day in Bengaluru. The highlight of day 4, however, came in boxing when Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Shekhawati University's Muskan beat youth world champion Vinka in the 57-60kg category semi-finals. Muskan won by split decision despite a late flurry by Vinka. On the penultimate day of weightlifting, Savitribai Phule University asserted its dominance, w...