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Duti Chand, the first Indian to win gold at 30th Summer University Games

Duti Chand, the first Indian to win gold at 30th Summer University Games

India's female sprinter Duti Chand made history by winning gold medal in the ongoing World University Games in Italy. Dutty Chand has won the gold medal in the 100 meters of the 30th Summer University Games.


  • Dutty Chand won the race taking the time of 11.32 seconds in the 100 meters event.
  • Switzerland's Dale Pont (11.33 seconds) and Germany's Qayyi (11.39 seconds) finished third.
  • This is the first gold medal in this edition of the game for India.
  • Earlier in the history of the University Games, no Indian player had made the place in the 100m final.
  • After Hima Das, Duti Chand is the second female runner who has won the gold medal in the Global event.
  • Hima Das won gold medal in the 400m competition of the World Junior Athletics Championship in 2018.
  • President Ramnath Kovind congratulated the couple on this occasion.
  • Dutty Chand thanked the President .
  • Duti Chand said that she would try to win the gold medal by giving his best even at the Olympics.
  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has also congratulated Duti Chand.
  • Along with that, Kiren Rijiju shared the video of Duti Chand contest on Twitter.


Duti Chand

  • Dutty Chand was born on February 03, 1996 at Chaka Gopalpur village in Odisha.
  • She has also won two silver medals in Asian Games.
  • Duti Chand is training abroad for the Tokyo Olympics these days.
  • She also improvised himself in the national record, making his place in the Olympics in the 26th J. Kosnov Memorial Meet in Almaty, Kazakhistan.
  • Duti Chand did not allow the International Athletics Federation's (IAAF) HyperAndrogenism policy (in which the female player is stopped from participating in the competition if the male hormone limit is found more), in 2014-15, she was not allowed to play.
  • Due to this, the couple could not participate in the 2014 Commonwealth and Asian Games.
Q.1 Who is the first female athlete to win Gold Medal for 100 meter race in Summer University Games?
A. Hima Das
B. P T Usha
C. Duti Chand
D. Dale Pont
Ans: Duti Chand
Q.2 Where were 30th Summer University Games organized?
A. Spain
B. Italy
C. Germany
D. Switzerland
Ans: Italy

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