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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...