(Odisha Sports): Ace Indian Sprinter Dutee Chand has brough yet another honour for her state Odisha. She was bestowed with the Vogue award for the sportsperson of the year on Saturday Night.
She shared the stage with Canadian YouTuber and global icon Lilly Singh, model and fitness promoter Milind Soman and Indian actor Rahul bose.
Dressed in a simmering green suit on the occasion, Dutee said she took to sports to get a job and improve financial situation at home. “My ultimate aim is to bring home the Gold medal for India in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics” the ace sprinter said at the award ceremony.
Earlier this month, she clocked 11.22 seconds in the semi-final of women’s 100m event at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships-2019 held in Ranchi and broke the previous national record of 11.26 seconds, which was also set by her.