Dutee Chand said the warmth she got in the wake of declaring her association with a girl does not trouble her any longer, in the wake of coming back from Italy. She won a gold medal in the 100m occasion there in the World University Games at Napoli.
The athlete was subjected to a series of hateful comments and depreciation after she opened up about her same-sex relationship. But on returning to India, she said her personal issues do not impact her professional life and termed it as her reason for success.
She further said that her next point is currently to rehash a comparable sort of execution and win gold in the following World Championship. She would be on an outside land for key practice especially for the worldwide occasion set to be held from September 28 to October 6, 2019, in Doha, Qatar.
Dutee further affirmed the significance of games for the youthful age of the nation. She said that youngsters should focus on games and different exercises with earnestness close to their investigations.
She also talked about how support at a very young age is important for anyone to evolve as a sportsperson. “I got so many encouragements from eminent personalities which boost up my self-confidence to achieve this prestigious recognition,” she said.
Dutee Chand won gold in the 100-meter event at Napoli after finishing the race in just 11.32 seconds. However, her record in 100m is 11.24 seconds. Earlier, she had clinched a gold in the same event at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, becoming the first ever Indian to get the top spot in podium there since 1998. She also became the third Indian women sprinter to have ever participated in the Olympics during the 2016 edition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.