Sunday, August 14, 2016

India's Fastest Female Sprinter Dutee Chand Had This Bizarre Excuse For Failing In 100m

For Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, just to qualify for the Rio Olympics in the women's 100m sprint event was a massive deal. in domestic and international tournaments leading up to the Rio Olympics, she had well and truly established herself as India's fastest female sprinter.

Dutee Chand
Now, when whole of India was waiting for her to qualify for the semi-final of the women's 100m dash at the Summer Games, she disappointed with a 11.69, much lower than what she is capable of and her personal best.
After failing on Friday night, she obviously is distraught. 

"It was just not my moment... thanks for trusting n having faith," tweeted Dutee.

However, she surprisingly blamed the timing of the event and bad weather conditions that affected her performance. 
Dutee Chand

"I would have performed better had the event been held in the evening instead of 11 p.m. My practice time was during the evening. But the event was held at 11 p.m., which is my sleeping time," she said.

The sprinter admitted that she was nervous while on the track since it was her debut in the Olympics.
Dutee Chand
She finished 7th in women's 100m heat with a timing of 11.69 seconds. "This is for the first time I participated in Olympics. I learned a lot from other participants. I am happy that I performed in Olympics at the age of 20. I had less idea about the preparations and got to know about many things here. I will try my best next time," said Dutee.
Dutee Chand is a weaver's daughter from Jajpur in Odisha.  

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