Dutee Chand wins in 100m at 55th National Open Athletic Championship [ Current Affairs ]

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Dutee Chand was born on 3rd February 1996 in Jajpur district of Odisha. She is an Indian runner by profession. She has been supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company which is a foundation that supports Indian athletes. Currently, she is the national champion in women’s 100 meters event.

Image of Dutee Chand

Image of Dutee Chand

100m Winner at 55th National Open Athletic Championship

Her achievements: Dutee Chand became a national champion in the under - 18 category by clocking 11.8 seconds in the 100 meters event in 2012. She won the bronze at the Asian Championships in Pune by clocking 23.811 seconds in the 200 meters event.

About her winning of 100m event:

  • Dutee Chand wins at the 55th National Open Athletic Championship at SAI Complex in Salt Lake, Kolkata.
  • She wins 100m event by clocking 11.68 seconds.
  • Srabani Nanda was at 2ndin 100m by clocking 11.70 seconds.

About other runners of 55th National Open Athletic Championship:

  • Lalita Babar wins 3000m steeplechase by clocking 9: 39: 83 NMR.
  • Inderjeet Singh wins shot put by clocking 19.82 NMR.
  • Third was set by Neeraj Chopra javelin thrower by clocking 77.67 NMR.

- Published on: September 18, 2015