India at Tokyo Olympics Day 10 live updates: Dutee Chand ready to compete in 200m heats

File photo of Dutee Chand.
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File photo of Dutee Chand.

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7:21 am: In fact, Dutee’s 2019 time of 23.17 seconds is also the slowest of seven runners competing in the 200m Heat 4, with many of her rivals holding at least a half-second lead over the Indian runner as season-best .

7:19 am: The favorite for the heat is Gabrielle Thomas of the United States, who clocked 21.61 seconds at the first Olympic Trials in June.

7:16 am: If she wants to make it to the semi-finals of the 200m event, Dutee will have to punch above her weight as she has not competed in the 200m this year. She last competed in the 2019 Olympic rankings period, putting up a season-best timing of 23.17 seconds.

7:11 am: Dutee Chand will be in action in heat 4 of the women’s 200m event in a time of 12 minutes, fans are expecting her to do better, as she finished 7th in the 100m heat a few days ago with a time of 11.54 seconds Was.

6:11 am: India’s action on Monday will be led by Kamalpreet Kaur, Dutee Chand and the women’s hockey team. The women’s hockey team will play against a strong Australian camp in the quarter-finals. Eyeing a medal, discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur will compete in the women’s final hoping to repeat her stellar qualification performance in the main event.

Dutee Chand will also compete in the women’s 200m heat and Sanjeev Rajput and Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar will try to improve upon the disappointing performance of the Indian shooting camp in Tokyo. He will compete in the men’s 50m rifle three position. Here’s what you can expect from the Indian contingent on Monday, August 2.

6:00 am: Welcome to the live blog from Day 10 of the Tokyo Olympics. Earlier on Day 9, ace badminton player PV Sindhu and the Indian men’s hockey team stole the show with their record-breaking performance at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Sindhu made it to the history books with her second consecutive Olympic medal, while the men’s hockey team ignited the long-awaited medal hopes by entering the semi-finals.

Sindhu defeated world number 9 He Bing Xiao of China to claim the bronze medal. Minutes later, the hockey team defeated Britain by a 3–1 margin to book a semi-final berth after 49 years. Boxer Satish Kumar, however, could not win his quarterfinal match as he lost a grueling contest against world champion Bakhodir Jalolov.


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