Dutee Chand is great Indian Athlete. She is a professional sprinter and represents India at the Olympics. She holds the current world record of 100m sprint. Dutee Chand became the fastest Indian woman in the 100-meter sprint with 11.24 second. She became the first Indian woman to win the gold medal at the World Universiade. So, Check out more about Dutee Chad from the given full article.
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|Real Name:||Dutee Chand|
|Nick Name:||Not Known|
|Profession:||Athlete & Ticket Collector at Central Railway Mumbai|
|Famous/Known for:||1. National Champion in 100 & 200 meter sprint
2. Won Gold Medal at Summer Universiade
|Date of Birth/DOB/Born:||3 February 1996|
|Age:||24 Years Old (in 2019)|
|Birthplace:||Jaipur District, Odisha, India|
|Height (Approx):||in centimeter: 167 cm
in meter: 1.67 m
in feet inches: 5' 6"
|Weight (Approx):||in kilogram: 50 Kg
in pound: 110 lbs
|Parents:||Father: Chakradhar Chand (Weaver)
Mother: Akhuji Chand (Weaver)
|Girlfriend/Partner;||Name Not Known|
|Marriage Date:||Not Known|
|Hometown:||Chaka Gopalpur, Odisha|
|Current Residence:||Mumbai, Maharashra, India|
|Education Qualification:||Bachelors of Law|
|School:||Local School of Chaka Gopalpur Village, Odisha.|
|College:||KIIT University, Bhuvneshwar|
|Favorite Actor:||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress:||Huma Qureshi|
|Car Collection:||BMW 5-series,
Mahindra XUV 500,
Ford Aspire (2018 Model)
|Net Worth:||Not Known|
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Dutee Chand was born into a below poverty line family of Odisha. Currently, Dutee is a professional sprint. She is one of the great Indian athletes and represented India at many national and international level. 24 years old (as in 2019) Dutee Chand is proud of India and inspiration for the Indian youth.
She was inspired by the older sister Saraswati Chand who completed in running at a state level. After lots of practice and hard work, In 2012, Dutee Chand became the National Champion in the under-18 category. She won the bronze at 2013 Asian Athlete Championship. After that, she won many bronzes, silver, and gold medals for India.
In 2014, Dutee Chand was dropped from Common Wealth Games after the Athletic Federation of India stated that she had Hyperandrogenism. Moreover, She was banned in international events. But, later she won the case. It was a major win for her as it was a gender case.
Currently, She represents India in national and international level events. Moreover, She holds the record as Fastest Woman of India in 100 meters with 11.24 sec.
Dutee Chand Age, Family, Relationship, Girlfriend & Caste
Dutee Chand was born on 3 February 1996 (24 years old; as in 2019). She belongs to below poverty line Hindu family. She was born into the Jaipur district of Odisha, India. Dutee Chand’s father is Chakradhar Chand and Mother’s name is Akhuji Chand. She has five sisters and one brother. Among them, Saraswati Chand and Sanjulata Chand are elder sisters. Anjana, Pratima, and Aliva are the younger sisters of Dutee Chand. She believes in Hinduism and holds Indian nationality.
Also, Once in the interview, Dutee revealed that her parents earned only Rs. 500 month and it was difficult to feed her whole family with that income.
Currently, She is not married. In 2019, Dutee Chand revealed that she is in a relationship with a 19 years old girl from her village. Additionally. Dutee said that she is very happy with her relationship. However, She didn’t reveal her partner’s name. Also. There is not much known about Dutee Chand’s partner or affair.
Now, She resides in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Dutee was born into a poor worker family of Odisha. She did her schooling from the Govt. Girls High School, unit-IV, BBSR. After schooling, She went to pursue her Bachelor of Laws from the KIIT University, Bhubneshwar in 2013.
She was always very interested in sports. During her childhood days, She used to run around the village all day. When She started her college study, she was noticed by the team coaches, and then she was trained for the college events. Dutee won many events during her college at the state level as well as national level.
During her initial career, She was supported by her elder sister, Saraswathi, who motivated her harder to achieve her goals. Dutee Gives all the credit of her success to Saraswati.
She began her career with the National Champion in the under-18 category in the 100m event. Chand completed with her round in 11.8 seconds. Next, She won the bronze in the Women’s 200 meters event at the 2013 Asian Athletics Championships at Pune. The same year, she became the national champion in 100 meters and 200 meters at the National Senior Athletics Championships at Ranchi.
Career from 2014
In June 2014, Dutee Chand won two gold medal’s at Asian Junior Athletics Championship 200 meters and 400 m relay. She was banned by the Athletic Federation of India.
In 2016, She became eligible to take part in competitions. The same year, She participated in at 2016 Asian Indoor Athletics Championship and won the bronze medal in the final. On 25 June 2016, Dutee Broke the national record twice in one day after clocking 11.24 seconds and the XXVI International Meeting G Kosanov Memorial at Almaty, Kazakhstan.
In 2017, Dutee Chand won two bronze medals, one in the Women’s 100 meters and another one is Women’s 4*100m relay. She received a silver medal in the Women’s 100 meters final at 2018 Asian Games. It was her first Asian Game medal. Also, the same year, Dutee got second silver in Women’s 200 meters final at Asian Games.
At 2019, Summer Universiade in Napoli, Chand Dutee won the Gold Medal in a 100-meter race. She became the first Indian woman sprinter to win the gold at Universiade. In addition, She finished the sprint at clock 11.32 seconds.
- World Youth Championships in Athletics 2013 (6th position, 100m, 11.71 sec)
- Asian Athletics Championship 2013 (Bronze, 200m, 23.81 sec)
- Asian Junior Athletics Championships 2014 (Gold, 200m & 400m. 23.74 sec)
- XXVI G Kosanov Memorial 2016 (National Record, 100m, 11.24 sec)
- Rio Olympics (Heat 5) (7th position, 100m, 11.69 sec)
- Asian Athletics Championships 2017 (Bronze, 100m, 11.52 sec)
- World Championship in Athletics (5th position, 100m, 12.7 sec)
- Asian Games 2018 (Silver, 100m & 200m, 11.32 & 23.20 respectively)
- Asian Athletics Championships 2019 (National Record, 100m, 11.26 sec)
- XXX Summer Universiade (Gold, 100m, 11.32 sec)
- In 2014, Dutee dropped from the 2014 Common Wealth Games due to a statement given by the Athletic Federation of India that, She had the hyperandrogenism (means higher testosterone levels then the permissible limit). So, She was ineligible to participate in national and international events. She appealed the ban in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). Later the ban on her was removed by the CAS, citing that there is no evidence that she has higher testosterone level. It was a major win for her to come back again. During that time, She supported by the many sportspersons across the world.
- In 2019, Dutee Chand revealed that She is in a relationship with the 19 years old girl from her village. She is completely happy with her relationship. Many people across the country have given huge support to her about her relationship. Moreover, Dutee’s mother didn’t approve of her relationship. She said that the girl is Dutee’s niece and she cannot be her partner.
Facts about Dutee Chand
Does Dutee Chand smoke?: No
Does Dutte Chand drinks alcohol?: Not Known
Her family was poor and father couldn’t provide food for all children. Hence, He sent Dutee and her elder sister to stay in the Government Sports Hostel.
She believes her sister Saraswathi as her idol. According to her, Saraswathi is a source of inspiration for a sports career. Also, her sister Saraswathi took up a job in the police; just to provide training fees and other expenses.
She has huge collections of medals and certificates from her sports career.
Dutee Chand appointed as an Assistant Manager in the Odisha Mining Corporation on 23 May 2016. Also, This job was given to her by the Government of Odisha in the recognization of her contribution to sports.
In 2016, She received a grant of 10 Lacs for the preparation of the Rio Olympics 2016.
On 31 March 2019, Dutee Chand received the Certificate of Recognization from the Olympic Association of India.
She is very popular on social media and the internet. She has a huge number of followers on Instagram and Facebook. Moreover, Dutee Chand used to post photos regularly on official Instagram ‘duteechand‘
She is the most active Indian athlete on twitter.