Dutee Chand – Fastest Woman of India
Sprinter Dutee Chand of Odisha made her state proud by becoming the fastest woman of India. She won double gold medals in 100m and 200m at the 53rd National Open Athletics Championship. The Asian Championship bronze medalist prevailed upon her rivals to achieve the feat.
Amiya Kumar Mallick of Odisha bagged the 200m gold with a timing of 21.22 secs to give double delight to his state. Although Dutee Chand hails from Odisha, she currently plays for employer ONGC.