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PM Modi hails Dutee Chand for winning 100m gold in World Universiade

ANI
Published : Jul 10, 2019, 4:58 pm IST
Updated : Jul 10, 2019, 4:58 pm IST

Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju had congratulated Chand on her feat.

Dutee Chand clocked 11.32 seconds to bag the gold in the race. She also holds the 100m national record with an impressive timing of 11.24 seconds. (Photo: AFP)
 Dutee Chand clocked 11.32 seconds to bag the gold in the race. She also holds the 100m national record with an impressive timing of 11.24 seconds. (Photo: AFP)

Napoli: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed sprinter Dutee Chand for winning the women's 100 m gold in the World University Games at Naples in Italy.

"Exceptional achievement of an exceptional athlete! Congratulations @DuteeChand for winning a hard-earned and well-deserved Gold in the Women's 100 m finals. You make India proud! #Universiade FISU," Modi tweeted.

 

Chand clocked 11.32 seconds to bag the gold in the race. She also holds the 100m national record with an impressive timing of 11.24 seconds.

She is the only Indian athlete to win a gold medal at the global event.

Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju had congratulated Chand on her feat.

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