Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand win silver in Women’s 100 m race

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Indian Sprinter Dutee Chand on Sunday won a silver medal in Women’s 100 m race in the ongoing Asian Games at Jakarta.

Dutee finished second on the podium in women’s 100m event with a timing of 11.32 seconds while Edidiong Odiong of Bahrain won gold with a timing of 11.30 seconds. Yongli Wei of China won the bronze with a timing of 11.33 seconds.

This is the fourth medal in Athletics for India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Dutee and tweeted, “Seems like a great run for our runners in the #AsianGames2018. The phenomenally talented Dutee Chand wins a Silver in the Women’s 100 m event. Well done!”

Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in a tweet said, “What a day for India in athletics! In a Magnificent run, India’s Dutee Chand won SILVER medal in Women’s 100 m with a timing of 11.32sec. KUDOS to you Champion!”

India’s total medal tally at the Asian games 2018 stands at 36 with seven gold, ten silver, and nineteen bronze.