Bhubaneswar: After winning the Sportsperson Award, ace sprinter Dutee Chand has also featured on the cover of Vogue India’s November 2019 edition.
Dutee has become the third Indian woman and the first Odia girl to be featured in the prestigious magazine.
The Jajpur-born lesbian sprinter recently broke the national record in the 100-metre event at the in Ranchi October 11. She won her semifinal with a time of 11.22 seconds and went on to win the final with a time of 11.25 seconds.
Earlier this year, she announced that she was in a same-sex relationship.
Along with Dutee, another Indian athlete and pistol shooter Heena Sindhu won the award for Young Achiever of the year.