New Delhi: Sprinter Dutee Chand was on Thursday included within the India squad for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha later this month.
The event got here after the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) accepted an invitation for her participation from its mother or father physique, the Worldwide Affiliation of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
“Participation of @DuteeChand is confirmed yesterday late evening by AFI to IAAF in Women’s 100m,” a tweet from the Athletics Federation of India mentioned.
“Ace Sprinter @DuteeChand is selected in the Indian team for upcoming #DohaWorldChampionships, slated to begin from September 27 this year,” tweeted Odisha Sports activities.
The AFI choice committee has additionally accredited the names of Archana Suseentran (ladies’s 200m) and excessive jumper Tejaswin Shankar, topic to an invite from the IAAF.
Dutee had not met the qualification mark of 11.24 seconds, however has managed to get the required quantity to be among the many opponents on the earth occasion.