Dutee Chand

Profession: Athlete (Sprinter) & Ticket Collector at Central Railway Mumbai

Brother of Dutee Chand

Rabindra Chand

Father of Dutee Chand

Chakradhar Chand (Weaver)

Mother of Dutee Chand

Akhuji Chand (Weaver)

Sister(s) of Dutee Chand

Saraswati Chand (Elder)
Sanjulata Chand (Elder)
Anjana Chand (Younger)
Pratima Chand (Younger)
Aliva Chand (Younger)

Controversy of Dutee Chand

She was banned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to compete in international sporting events in 2014 for having a higher testosterone (male sex hormone) level than the permissible limit. She appealed in the Court of Arbitration in 2015 and won the landmark 'Gender' case. She was allowed to compete in International events after having been banned for a year.  

Information about Dutee Chand

In 2019, she became the first Indian sprinter to win gold at the Universiade, clocking 11.32 seconds in the 100m race.  It was India's first medal in this event since 1998.  Dutee Chand is an Indian professional sprinter and current national champion in the women's 100 metres event She is the third Indian woman to ever qualify for the Women's 100 metres event at the Summer Olympic Games.  In 2012, Dutee chand became a national champion in the under-18 category, when she clocked 11.8 seconds in the 100 metres event.  Does Dutee Chand smoke?: Not known  her 11.69s in the preliminary round did not qualify her for the next round. In 2018, Chand clinched silver in women's 100m at the Jakarta Asian Games.  Her source of inspiration is her older sister Saraswati Chand, who competed in running at a state level.  Does Dutee Chand drink alcohol?: Not known  Clocking 23.811 seconds, Chand won the bronze in the Women's 200 metres event at the 2013 Asian Athletics Championships at Pune.  She is from a below poverty line weavers family.  Chand was born on 3 February 1996 to Chakradhar Chand and Akhuji Chand in the Jajpur district of Odisha. 

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