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News: Dutee Chand seeks Odisha govt's help to practice in Europe

India’s seasoned sprinter Dutee Chand has knocked Orissa government’s door to help her financially to train in Europe. Dutee, who broke 16-year jinx with two silver medals in Jakarta Asian Games has submitted a budget of approximately Rs 1 crore to Odisha government. With the World Championships later this year and the Summer Olympics next year in Tokyo, she wants to take part in European circuit meets and train in Europe. Dutee who was disappointed after she was not included in the Target Olympics Podium scheme initiated by the current Union Sports Ministry has said that she is not bothered much about it now. She claims that one of the SAI officials has assured her that she will be included in the next phase when the project will be reopened for the Tokyo Olympics.


  • Released : 03-Apr-2019


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