Dutee Chand finishes fifth in the 200m final

Dutee Chand followed her impressive gold in the 100m, with a fifth place in the 200m final at the World University Games.


updated:July 12, 2019, 7:25 pm IST

Dutee Chand finishes fifth in the 200m final
Image of Dutee Chand. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Napoli: Dutee Chand participated in her fifth race in three days and finished fifth in the women's 200 m final at the World University Games here.

Dutee clocked 23.30 seconds in the race, a bit slower than her bronze-winning time of 23.24 at the Asian Championships in April. She has a personal record of 23.00 seconds at 200m.

The 23-year-old later participated 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 relay team of the Indian men of 4x100m clocked 40.73 seconds to finish fourth in heat number 3 and 11th overall.

Dutee had become the first Indian female athletic star and athlete to win a gold medal at the World Universiade after winning the 100m dash event on Tuesday.

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