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Dutee Chand, Announces Selection For The Doha World Championships

Written By Aanchal Nigam | Mumbai | Published:

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  • The fastest woman of India, Dutee Chand has announced on September 10 that she has been selected in the 25-member team in the upcoming Doha World Championships
  • Dutee Chand is also the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the 100-meter race at a global meet
  • The Championships will begin from September 27

The fastest woman of India, Dutee Chand has announced on September 10 that she has been selected in the 25-member team in the upcoming Doha World Championships which will begin from September 27. She announced the news on Twitter and also asked her followers to wish her “luck and speed”. The internet celebrates the sprinter's success and regarded her as the pride of the nation. The national champion, Dutee Chand is also the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the 100-meter race at a global meet.

Dutee Chand's achievements in 2019

Dutee Chand has showcased an exceptional athletic journey. She won the gold medal at the World University Games in Napoli in the 100-meter race on July 10. She reached the finish line in just 11.32 seconds and still holds the record with 11.24 seconds. Dutee Chand credited her victory to the years of hard work and blessings. Dutee Chand also shared the achievement saying it doesn't matter if she's pulled down, she'll always come back stronger.

Dutee Chand also won gold at the race in All India Inter State Championship with a complete-time of 11.38 seconds.

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Netizens shower their wishes

India's netizens have showered all their “luck and speed” on Dutee Chand as she asked. One twitter user said that Chand has already made everyone proud in the past and is hopeful that she would do the same in the future as well. Another user told that Dutee Chand can get whatever she wants and she'll make the “tri-color fly high”. One internet user also mentioned how Chand is the pride of our nation and wished her all the best for the things she achieves.

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