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India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand wins gold at Khelo India University Games

India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand clinched gold in 100 meters race while long-distance runner Narendra Pratap Singh bagged his second title at Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar yesterday.  Representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Dutee Chand raced ahead of her competitors to bag gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds. S. Dhanalakshmi from Mangalore […]

India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand wins gold at Khelo India University Games
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India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand clinched gold in 100 meters race while long-distance runner Narendra Pratap Singh bagged his second title at Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar yesterday.

Representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Dutee Chand raced ahead of her competitors to bag gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds. S. Dhanalakshmi from Mangalore University clocked 11.99 seconds to clinch silver while S.S. Sneha from Mahatma Gandhi University bagged the bronze with a timing of 12.08 seconds.

Chand will take part in the 200 meters on the final day of the Games. G Kathiravan from Bharathidasan University won the men’s 100m final race in a photo finish with M Kartikeyan of Bharathiar University. Both clocked 10.68 seconds but Kathiravan was three-thousandth of a second faster than Kartikeyan.

Savitribai Phule Pune University is leading the tally with 16 gold, 11 silver and 8 bronze medals. Panjab University is ranked second with 15 gold, 16 silver and 10 bronze medals. Punjabi University is third with 10 gold, 6 silver and 12 bronze medals.

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