KISS & KIIT Founder Achyuta Samanta welcomes Sprinter Dutee Chand in Delhi

Delhi: Golden girl sprinter Dutee Chand has arrived Delhi after creating a record at Naples, Italy. The student of KIIT Deemed to be University received a warm welcome after her arrival in the country. Founder of KIIT and KISS, BJD Lok Sabha MP Dr. Achyuta Samanta welcomed her in Delhi.

Dutee brought laurels to the country after winning a gold medal in the 100-meter race at the Universiade 2019 in Naples, Italy. She won the Gold medal in the 100-meter race event in 11.32 seconds. It was, of course, a history.

With this Gold medal, Dutee became the first Indian woman athlete from India to bag a Gold medal at a global athletic event. The two-time Asian champion Dutee Chand holds the national record for 100-metre.

Also read: Odia Sprinter Dutee Chand Wins Gold At The 2019 Summer Universiade In Naples

Talking to Kalinga TV Dutee said, “I am extremely happy to make India proud by winning the Gold medal at the World Athletics in Italy. I thank my Godfather, founder of KIIT and KISS Dr. Achyuta Samanta for his abundant support. Due to his support, I could make my institution, the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, proud. He had made every arrangement so that I can compete in the world event perfectly. I also thank Odisha Government for providing me support.”


Dutee was in controversy a few days before regarding revelation of her relationship. However, without being depressed she performed well in the global event and won Gold. Asked about it she said, “Yes, anybody would be troubled regarding the controversy. But since my Godfather Dr. Samanta is behind my back to support, I am not worried.”

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