India’s golden girl Dutee Chand finishes fifth in 200m final in World University GamesIndia’s golden girl Dutee Chand has added another feather to her cap after finishing fifth in the women’s 200m final at the World University Games in Nepoli.advertisement Press Trust of India NapoliJuly 12, 2019UPDATED: July 12, 2019 20:28 IST Dutee Chand celebrating her victory during women’s 200m final (IANS)HIGHLIGHTSDutee Chand clocked 23.30 sec to finish 5th in 200m at World University GamesEarlier, Dutee had also won gold medal in 100m in dash eventDutee had become the first Indian woman track and field athlete to clinch a gold medal at the World UniversiadeCompeting in her fifth race in three days, Dutee Chand finished fifth in the women’s 200m final at the World University Games here.Dutee clocked 23.30 seconds in the race, a tad slower than her bronze-winning time of 23.24 at the Asian Championships in April. She has a personal best of 23.00 seconds in 200m.The 23-year-old later competed in the women’s 4x100m relay, her sixth race in three days, but the Indian quartet could only finish sixth in heat 1 and overall 13th with a time of 46.23 seconds.The Indian men’s 4x100m relay team clocked 40.73 seconds to finish fourth in heat number 3 and 11th overall.Dutee had become the first Indian woman track and field athlete to clinch a gold medal at the World Universiade after she won the 100m dash event on Tuesday.Read more | Anand Mahindra posts encouraging tweet after Dutee Chand’s historic win: Keep running fearlesslyAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Indian sprinterFollow Dutee ChandFollow World University Games Next
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