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Dutee Chand bags Gold in National Open Athletic Championship

Dutee ChandOdia athlete Dutee Chand finally got her rhythm back on the track and field, as she bagged the gold medal in 100m at the 55th National Open Athletic Championship at SAI Complex in Kolkata.

Dutee clocked 11.68 to win the Gold, while another Odia sprinter Srabanistrike Nanda finished second. They represented Railways. In 2013, Dutee had won Gold medals in both 100m and 200m race, while she was banned last year after failing. Hormone test.

Dutee dedicated her victory to Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who took up her cause and ensured that she was back on the track. Dutee also thanked KIIT University and Odisha Olympic Association.

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