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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...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold medal, Esha Singh bag silver

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold medal, Esha Singh bag silver

10m air rifle, Breaking News, Shooting, Trending
Saurabh Chaudhary, 19, has now won nine gold medals at the shooting World Cup. Esha Singh, meanwhile, lost to world champion Anna Korakaki of Greece. Youth Olympic champion Saurabh Chaudhary and Esha Singh won a gold and a silver, respectively, to open India’s medal tally at the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday. Saurabh Chaudhary defeated Micheal Schwald of Germany 16-6 in the gold medal match of the men’s 10m air pistol shooting event while Esha Singh lost 4-16 to world champion and current world No. 1 Anna Korakaki of Greece in the women’s 10m air pistol event. India now top the medal tally with one gold and one silver in their kitty. Saurabh Chaudhary won eight of the 11 single shots in the final to clinch India’s first medal at the ongoing World Cup. As per the ...
Dutee Chand begins season with 100m gold at national inter-university championships

Dutee Chand begins season with 100m gold at national inter-university championships

Athletics, Trending
Dutee Chand clocked 11.44 seconds but needs to improve to meet qualifying standards for Commonwealth and Asian Games 2022. Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand began her 2022 season by winning the 100m gold at the national inter-university women's athletics championships at the KIIT-KISS Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Dutee Chand, who recorded the women’s 100m national record of 11.17 seconds in Patiala last year, clocked 11.44 seconds - the meet record - to outrun second-placed Preeti by 0.22 seconds. Narale Avantika (11.76 seconds) finished third. However, Asian Games 2018 silver medallist Dutee Chand will need to run faster to meet the qualifying standards for Commonwealth and Asian Games scheduled later this year. Dutee Chand, who represented KIIT University at the meet, wil...