Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated ace sprinter Dutee Chand for bringing laurels for the nation and the state by clinching two silver medals at the 18th Asian Games.
The CM presented her a cheque of Rs 3 crore, a cash reward which was announced by Patnaik after her achievements at the Asian Games, at the secretariat here. The CM also felicitated Dutee Chand’s coach Nagpuri Ramesh for the success.
The ace sprinter reached Bhubaneswar this evening and was given a rousing welcome by her fans and sports enthusiasts at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here. Later, Dutee was escorted to the secretariat.
Notably, Dutee Chand won her second medal of the Asian Games 2018 as she finished with silver in the women’s 200m race 200m final on Wednesday.
Earlier, she bagged silver medal in the final of women’s 100-metre event in the Asian Games on Sunday. The ace sprinter clocked 11.32 seconds in the final of the 100-metre final event.