Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to clinch the gold at the World University Games in Naples, thus becoming only the second Indian sprinter to win a gold in an international event after Hima Das.
The 23-year-old Dutee Chand clocked 11.32 seconds to win the gold as she led the race from start to finish in the World Universiade.
Indian athlete Dutee Chand revealed that she was in a same-sex relationship last month.
The Asian Games silver medalist said she had kept the identity of her partner a secret, but still, some channels had dug it out and revealed the name and picture.
Ellen DeGeneres hailed Dutee Chand for showing immense courage in sharing her story with the world.
A landmark judgement of the Supreme Court last year had made the same-sex relationship between consenting adults a non-criminal act though marriage between such individuals is still not legal in India.
Chand revealed that she has been in a relationship with the girl for the past three years and said that her decision to make the information public was based on her belief that she has the right to live her life the way she wants it.
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In an Exclsuive interview with IndiaTV, star athlete Dutee Chand is proud to win two Asiad medals, a feat only achieved by legendary sprinter PT Usha 20 years ago. The 22-year-old sprinter clinched a silver each in the women's 100m and 200m in the ongoing Jakarta games and will hope to represent India in the 2020 Olympics finals.
With the double, Dutee joined her illustrious compatriots such as PT Usha in the list of athletes, who have won more than one medal at the Asian Games.
Dutee Chand won a silver medal after she clocked 23.20 to finish second in Women's 200m Final event on the 11th day of the Asian Games 2018.
The desperation to achieve something big, to make up for the opportunities lost, was palpable as she spoke about her effort as she won the silver medal in the Women's 100m event.
On Day 8 of the event, India took the ninth spot in the overall standings with 36 to its credit, including seven gold, 10 silver and 19 bronze medals.
Dutee Chand won a silver medal after she clocked 11:32 seconds to finish second in the Women's 100m Final event at the ongoing Asian Games 2018.