|Dutee Chand Quick Information|
|height||4 feet 11 inches|
|Date of birth||February 3, 1996|
Dutee Chandy is an Indian professional sprinter who won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2019 Naples summer university (100 m), 2014 Taipek Asian Junior Athletics Championships (200 m), and 2014 Taipek Asian Junior Athletics Championships (4×400 m). She also won the ‘Silver’ medal in 2018 Jakarta asian games (100m), 2018 Jakarta asian games (200 m), and 2016 Guwahati South Asian Games (100 meters). He won the ‘Bronze’ medal in 2013 Pune Asian Athletics Championships (200m), 2017 Bhubaneshwar Asian Athletics Championships (100m), 2017 Bhubaneshwar Asian Athletics Championships (4×100m), 2019 Doha Asian Athletics Championships (200m), 2016 Doha Asian Indoor Athletics Championships (60 m), and 2016 Guwahati South Asian Games (200 meters). In August 2020, he was awarded Arjuna AwardSecond highest sporting honor in India.
name at birth
Chaka Gopalpur Village, Jajpur, Odisha, India
She divides her time between Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India and Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Dutee had joined in 2013. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT)A Private Deemed University in Bhubaneshwar, to study Law.
- father – Chakradhar Chand (Weaver)
- Mother – Akhuji Chando
- siblings – Saraswati Chand (Older Sister) (Runner), Ravindra Chand (Brother), Sanjulata Chand (Older Sister), Anjana Chand (Younger Sister), Pratima Chand (Younger Sister), Aliva Chand (Younger Sister)
100 m, 200 m, 4×400 m, 4×100 m, 60 m
4 feet 11 inches or 150 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
girlfriend / spouse
Dutee has dated –
- Monalisa Sahu (2017-Present) – Dutee first met Monalisa Sahu in 2017 at a local religious festival in her village and they soon started dating. They kept the relationship a secret until February 2022, when they revealed it all in an elaborate interview KadambiniOdisha’s most circulated monthly family magazine.
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- small frame
- ever changing hairstyle
- friendly smile
Dutee was signed to a 2-year endorsement deal by the German sportswear brand in August 2019 puma se,
Dutee Chand Facts
- Dutee was inspired by her elder sister Saraswati Chand, who competed in running at the state level. He was enrolled in a government sports hostel in 2006.
- She holds the record for being the first Indian to win a ‘gold’ medal in the 100 meters race in a global competition.
- In 2016, he was appointed as an assistant manager in the state government-run Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC).
- His ‘Silver’ medal in 2018 Jakarta asian games (100 m) was India’s first medal in the event since 1998.
- When she won the ‘gold’ medal in 2019 Naples summer university (100 metres), she became the first Indian sprinter to win a ‘gold’ medal Universiade, He took 11.32 seconds. She was also the flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the programme.
- In 2019, she became the first athlete in India to openly come out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Because of this she faced severe backlash from her family and community, even as her eldest sister threatened to expel her from the family.
- As of April 2022, she had held the Indian national record in the women’s 100m event – 11.17 seconds (set in 2021).
- She said in an interview that she would retire from international competition at the end of 2024. summer Olympics in Paris.
Featured image by Dutee Chand / Instagram