Dutee Chand Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics In 100m And 200m Events | Olympics News

Dutee Chand is world quantity 44 in 100m and ranked 51 in 200m.© AFP

Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has certified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in each 100m and 200m races by way of the World Rankings quota on Wednesday. 22 spots had been accessible in 100m and 15 spots in 200m by way of the World Rankings route. Chand’s total place of World No. 44 in 100m and World No. 51 in 200m had been properly inside the ranks to make her eligible to fly to Tokyo subsequent month. Dutee Chand failed in her final race to safe a direct Olympic qualification spot after ending a disappointing fourth within the girls’s 100m remaining on the ongoing sixtieth National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships.

Last week, Dutee scripted a brand new nationwide document within the girls’s 100m with a time of 11.17 seconds within the Indian Grand Prix (IGP) 4 in Patiala, she missed the Olympic qualification time by simply 0.02 seconds.

Elsewhere, India’s Dhing Express, Hima Das did not ebook her berth for Tokyo 2020 by way of the World Rankings quota. Last week she fell wanting securing the direct qualification as her greatest timing of twenty-two.88s got here within the Indian Grand Prix 4. Hima missed the 200m qualifying mark by 00.08 seconds.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Sports and Youth Services Department (DSYS), Government of Odisha, advisable Dutee Chand for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

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