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Dutee Chand out of Rio 2016, fails to qualify for Semifinals

imageSprinter Dutee Chand, who became the first Indian woman to represent India in 100m race at the Olympics, crashed out of Rio 2016, with a disappointing below par performance.

Dutee finished 7th out of 8 athletes in her hit and failed to qualify for the semifinals. She finished 50th overall. Dutee has a personal best of 11.24 seconds, but managed to clock just 11.69 secs at Rio.

“It was just not my day. Thanks for trusting and having faith intact…”, she tweeted.

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