Odisha player Dutee Chand granted Europe visa to attend WAC….

Bhubaneswar(Special Opinion)Odisha Sprinter Dutee Chand granted Europe visa to attend world athletic championship. She was failed to get visa to Europe and had no chance to participate in few races for the World Athletics Championships, but Dutee Chand finally got her visa after getting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik”s help and Union Sports Minister’s interference.Dutee had written to the union minister and with help of odisha chief minister so she thanks all of them for the grand of visa.Dutee is keen to qualify for the women’s 100m event at the 2020 Tokyo Games and said that her preparations are on in full swing for the same.“I was very happy with my performance at the World Universiade Games where I won the gold medal. I learnt a lot and it was a wonderful experience for me. However, the qualification mark for the Olympics of 11.15 seconds is very difficult. No Indian athlete has ever achieved that. Even, my personal best is 11.24 seconds.“Despite that, I will try my best to achieve the qualification mark in order to represent India at the Tokyo Olympics,” she told the press. Speaking about the upcoming World Championships to be held from September 27 to October 6, Dutee said she is looking forward to the event. “My preparations for the upcoming World Championships are going pretty well. I am working 5-6 hours daily along with my coaches and teammates,” she expressed her hope for success.

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