Dutee Vs Dutee
THE WEEK|August 01, 2021
Up against the world’s best, india’s sprinting ace is focusing on tough, but realistic targets
Karthik Ravindranath

Chand has made a vicious start, said the commentator, three seconds into the women's 100m final at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Italy. Just over eight seconds later, Dutee Chand had won gold at the world university games. It was her first big step in the bid to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Chand, who ran 11.32 seconds that day, edged out Switzerland's Ajla Del Ponte by 0.01 seconds. Del Ponte was the favorite going into the final and has since qualified for Tokyo 2020 with a time of 11.07, making her joint 19th in the list of qualified sprinters.

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