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KIIT athletic track to be named after sprinter Dutee Chand
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KIIT athletic track to be named after sprinter Dutee Chand

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Bhubaneswar, Jul 16: Founder of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) A Samant today declared the international standard athletic track in KIIT & KISS after Sprinter Dutee Chand.‘Dutee Chand Athletic Track’ will be inaugurated soon, Mr Samanta said while felicitating Dutee for winning a gold medal in the 100-meter race at 30th Summer Universiade 2019 in Napoli, Italy.
Dutee will also lead KIIT Athletic Academy, which will be established in future.These will be the best gift from KIIT & KISS to Dutee, he said.

Mr Samanta said Dutee has become the pride of the nation, as she brought
laurels to India by winning a gold medal in the 30th Summer Universiade 2019 in
Napoli, Italy.

She is the first ever Indian woman to bag gold medal in the 100-meter race in a
World Athletic meet. She clocked 11.32 seconds to achieve this landmark. (UNI)