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With reputed coaches, Indian sprinters can scale to top in future, says Carmelita Jeter

Three-time Olympic medalist Carmelita Jeter is confident that with a reputed coach for guidance, Indian sprinters can reach the highest level in the future. Jeter also added that she was impressed with Dutee Chand’s performances and encouraged more young ladies to follow in her footsteps.
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newsathletics2 months ago

I struggled to perform in Doha because I couldn’t adapt to the heat there, reveals Dutee Chand

Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand admitted, on Tuesday, that the reason she performed poorly at the World Championships was that she couldn’t adapt well to the heat in Doha. However, she credited her record-breaking performance at the national level to her preparations for the world event. 
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newsathletics2 months ago

Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das named among national campers for period leading up to 2020 Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and teenage quarter-miler Hima Das appeared among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year. Dutee Chand has been named as part of the nine-member 4x100m relay team.
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newsathletics2 months ago

National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand, PU Chitra close season with 200m, 800m titles

Dutee Chand completed a sprint double by adding the 200m gold to her 100m title while PU Chitra added the women’s 800m crown to her 1500m title at the National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Sunday. Dutee Chand was adjudged the best athlete in the women’s category.
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newsathletics2 months ago

National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand betters her own 100m national record en route to title

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand bettered her own national record in the women’s 100m semifinals at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Friday, clocking 11.22 seconds. MP Jabir created the men’s 400m hurdles meet record in the final with a timing of 49.41 seconds.
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newsathletics2 months ago

National Open Athletics Championships | Annu Rani clinches gold in javelin throw

Annu Rani has clinched a gold medal in the women’s javelin throw final at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Thursday. Rani registered a distance of 58.60m while her teammate from Indian Railways Sharmila Kumari got to 53.28m and bagged the silver medal.
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newsathletics2 months ago

World Athletics Championships | Mixed relay team books Olympics berth, Dutee Chand crashes out

India’s athletic contingent finally had a good day in office with their Kerala quartet of Muhammed Anas, V.K. Vismaya, Jisna Mathew and Noah Nirmal Tom sealing an Olympic berth. In other events, the likes of M.P. Jabir and Dutee Chand failed to qualify with the required timing and crashed out.
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newsathletics3 months ago

World Athletics Championships | Dutee Chand eyes personal best timing to qualify for finals

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has set herself a target of reaching the finals of the women’s 100m dash at the World Championships starting in Doha on September 27 and improving her personal best timing of 11.26s. She is, however, not yet eyeing the 11.15s qualification mark for the Tokyo Olympics.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Athletics Federation of India confirm Dutee Chand's selection for World Championships

The Athletics Federation of India has confirmed the selection of sprinter Dutee Chand in the Indian team for the upcoming world championships in Doha. The sprinter’s selection was delayed because she did not meet the qualification mark but is within the required number of competitors for the event.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Dutee Chand travelling to Doha with 25-member squad

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has been selected in the 25-member squad representing India at the Doha World Championships commencing later this month. The in-form sprinter who won gold earlier this year at the World University Games at Napoli, announced her selection via her Twitter on Tuesday.
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