Athletics: Indian sprinter Chand indicators a two-year contract with Puma

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MUMBAI: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will obtain personalised gear in her try to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics subsequent yr after signing a two-year settlement with Puma, the German sportswear firm stated Thursday.

Like South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya, Chand suffers from hyperandrogenism, however was approved to compete in 2015 following a choice by the Court docket of Sports activities Arbitration (CAS) on gender testing tips.

Odisha, 23, received silver in 100 and 200 meter races on the Asian Video games final yr in Jakarta and likewise claimed gold within the 100 race on the Universiade in Italy this yr.

"That is my first unique model affiliation and I’m delighted that it’s with an organization that has labored with legendary athletes like Usain Bolt, the quickest man alive," Chand, who nonetheless doesn’t qualify for the World Championship subsequent month in Doha stated in an announcement.

(Studies of Sudipto Ganguly; Amlan Chakraborty version)

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