Question: Recently, who bagged Gold in the 100-metre dash event at 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli, Italy?
(a) P Saritaben
(b) Hima das
(c) Sonia Baishya
(d) Dutee Chand
- On 9th July, 2019 ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand won the gold medal in women’s 100-metre sprint at the 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli, Italy.
- Del Ponte of Switzerland won the Silver, while German Lisa Kwayie secured the Bronze medal.
- The 23-year-old Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to win the gold.
- She became the first Indian to clinch this medal.
- She is also now only the second Indian sprinter to win Gold in a global event after 19-year old Hima Das.
- This is the first gold medal for India at this edition of the games.
- Dutee Chand is a 100m record holder and winner of two Asian Games silver medals.
- She was born in Chaka Gopalpur in Odisha to cotton weavers.