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Feb 29, 2020
9:20PM

Khelo India University Games: India's fastest woman Dutee Chand clinches Gold in 100 meters race

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India's fastest woman Dutee Chand clinched gold in 100 meters dash while long distance runner Narendra Pratap Singh bagged his second title at Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar today.

The 24-year-old sprinter, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), raced ahead to take a massive lead within no time. With her competitors nowhere close to Dutee, the national record holder bagged gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds.


The second best, S. Dhanalakshmi from Mangalore University, clocked 11.99 seconds and S.S. Sneha from Mahatma Gandhi University clinched the bronze with a timing of 12.08 seconds.

In men's 5000 meters race, Narendra Pratap Singh of Mangalore University bagged the gold, his second of the Games after the 10,000 meters win. He broke his own 5000 meters university record in the process.

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