Odia Sprinter Dutee Chand Wins Sportsperson Of The Year Award

20 October 2019


Bhubaneswar: Fastest woman of India Dutee Chand brought yet another honour for her state Odisha. She was bestowed with the Vogue award for the Sportsperson of Year on Saturday night.

She shared the stage with Canadian YouTuber and global icon Lilly Singh, model and fitness promoter Milind Soman and Indian film actor, director Rahul Bose.

Listen to what Dutee had to say after receiving the award:

 In what looked like a super fun night, Dutee also shared pictures with actors Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin, director Kabir Khan, and fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherji on her Facebook page.

Earlier this year, Dutee broke her own national record in women’s 100m with a timing of 11.28 seconds to beat her previous national record of 11.29 seconds. She had set her previous record at the Inter-State meet in Guwahati last year.