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CM felicitates Dutee Chand
Sportslogon Team July 4th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik on Wednesday felicitated Odisha’s ace women sprinter Dutee Chand here and wished her good luck for the upcoming Asian Games to be held at Jakarta from August 18.

Dutee was created history by continuing her record as the fastest women of the country by clocking 11.29 seconds in the semifinal of the women 100-meter race at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships, which concluded at Guwahati on June 29.

Dutee rewrote her previous national record which she had created by clocking 10.30 seconds at New Delhi last year. She, however, secured gold medal by clocking 11.32 seconds in the finals at Guwahati. Her gold medal winning time was well inside the qualifying mark of 11.52 secs for the Jakarta Asian Games.

On the inaugural day of the Inter-state national meet, Dutee had qualified for the Asian Games for 200-meter race with 23.45 secs, better than the qualifying mark of 23.50 secs. .
This news was added and updated on : July 4th 2018
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