Dutee Chand To Indiatimes: Don’t Misinterpret My Message


Bhubaneswar: Ace sprinter Dutee Chand has expressed her dissatisfaction to a media report published on indiatimes.com about her failure in qualifying for the 100m semi-finals in the Rio Olympics.

Request Media nt2 misinterpret my tweets or messgs, D negative headlines r disheartening. dnt have excuses. bt Self assessment. @indiatimes – tweeted Dutee.

Dutee with Elaine Thompson, 100m gold medalist
Dutee with Elaine Thompson, 100m gold medalist (Image-Twitter)

The news story appeared on the website titled ‘India’s Fastest Female Sprinter Dutee Chand Had This Bizarre Excuse For Failing In 100m‘.

Dutee Chand To Indiatimes: Don’t Misinterpret My Message
Image: Indiatimes webpage screenshot

The report said that Dutee blamed the timing of the event and bad weather conditions that affected her performance.

India sprinter Dutee Chand finished 7th in women’s 100m heat with a timing of 11.69 seconds.

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