New Delhi and Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand has been selected to represent the country at the 8th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships to be held at Teheran, the capital city of Iran from February 1-3, 2018.
Dutee Chand is one of the 13 athletes picked by the Selection Committee of Athletics Federation of India today. Of the 13 athletes selected , there are eight male athletes and five female athletes.
The Athletes Selected Are:
Men: Muhammed Sadath & Elakkya Dasan (60m), Samsheer SE & Shree Shankar (long jump), Arpinder Singh & Kamal Raj (triple jump), Tajinder Singh Toor & Om Prakash Singh (shot put).
Women: Dutee Chand (60m), Sanjeevini Jadhav (3000m), Nayana James & Neena Varakil (long jump), Sheena NV (triple jump).
Notably, Dutee had grabbed bronze medals, one each, in the 100m and the 4x100m events at the Asian Championship held in 2017.