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Dutee Chand is an Indian professional sprinter who is the first Indian to win a gold medal in a 100 m race in a global competition. She spoke about being in a same-sex relationship became India’s first athlete to openly come out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. She has represented India in the Olympics and the Asian Games.
She won silver in women’s 100m at the Jakarta Asian Games and it is India’s first silver medal in this category after 32 years, since PT Usha had won it in 1996. Apart from that, she serves as assistant manager in the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC)
Currently, she hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 3 February 1996, Dutee Chand will turn 25 years old in the year 2021. She seems to be tall with a height of 167 in centimeters and 5’6” in feet and inches. She is a well-built lady with body measurements of 32 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 32 inches hips.
Being a Sports personality, she seems very fit and healthy and weighs 60 kg in kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds approximately. Her black eyes color and black hair make his personality even more rocking.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Dutee Chand is between $100k- $1M approx.
Education / Family
Dutee was born and raised up in Jajpur District, Odisha, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Chakradhar Chand (Weaver) and his mother Akhuji Chand (Weaver). He has been grown up with a brother Rabindra Chand and 5 sisters named Saraswati Chand, Sanjulata Chand, Anjana ChandPratima, Chand, and Aliva Chand.
As per her education, she completed her schooling fromLocal School of Chaka Gopalpur Village, Odisha, and further enrolled at KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha to pursue her Bachelor of Laws degree.
|Birth Place||Jajpur District, Odisha|
|Date Of Birth||3 February 1996|
|Age||25 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 167 cm
In feet inches – 5’6”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 60 kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Profession||Athlete (Sprinter) & Ticket Collector at Central Railway Mumbai|
|School||Local School of Chaka Gopalpur Village, Odisha|
|College||KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha|
|Home Town||Chaka Gopalpur Village, Odisha|
|Fathers Name||Chakradhar Chand (Weaver)|
|Mothers Name||Akhuji Chand (Weaver)
|Sister||• Saraswati Chand (Elder)
• Sanjulata Chand (Elder)
• Anjana Chand (Younger)
• Pratima Chand (Younger)
• Aliva Chand (Younger)
Career / Fashion And Style
As per her career, she began her career in the under-18 category in the 100m event in 2012. At the 2013 Asian Athletics Championships at Pune, she clinched the bronze medal. She reached the final of the 2013 World Youth Championships and became the first Indian ever to reach the global athletics of a 100 meters final in 2013.
At the National Senior Athletics Championships at Ranchi, she became the National Champion in the 100 meters and 200 meters sprint. At the Asian Junior Athletics Championships, she won two gold medals in the 200 meters and the 4x400m relays in 2014.
She set the Indian national record clocking in at 7.28 seconds in the qualifier in the 2016 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships and won the Bronze medal in the main event. At the 26th International Meeting at Almaty, Kazakhstan, she broke the 100m National record after clocking 11.24 seconds in 2016.
She became the third Indian woman to participate in the Women’s 100 meters sprint in Rio Olympics in 2016. She won two bronze medals at the Asian Athletics Championship in 2017. She won the silver medal in the women’s 100 meters finals at the 2018 Asian Games and she won her second silver at the Asian Games in the women’s 200 meters final.
At the 30th Summer University Games, she became the first Indian ever to win a Gold medal in the 100 m event by clocking 11.32 seconds and was in the lead throughout the race.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
She is a lesbian by sexual orientation and she is in a relationship with a 19-year-old girl from her village and was extremely happy in her relationship but she didn’t reveal the name of her partner.
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Dutee Chand
- She represented India in 100m and 200m sprints.
- She is mentored by her coach Ramesh Nagapuri.
- Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
- She was graduated with a Bachelors’s of Law.
- For having a higher testosterone (male sex hormone) level than the permissible limit, she was banned by IAAF to compete in international sporting events in 2014.
- Dutee spoke about being in a same-sex relationship in 2019.
- In the 2013 School Nationals, she won a Tata Nano car.
- She is India’s first openly gay athlete.
- She doesn’t believe in orthodoxy.
- She was featured in the prestigious Time Magazine’s 100 Next in 2019.