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Grand ovation to Dutee Chand at KIIT

Bhubaneswar: Odia sprinter Dutee Chand was felicitated at the KIIT campus upon her arrival in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Dutee, who is a student of KIIT Law School, won double gold – women’s 200 m and 400 m x 4 relay - in the recently concluded Junior Asian Athletic Championship held in Taipei, China from June 12 – 16. She was felicitated in presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS. She has also qualified for world junior athletic championship and nominated for forthcoming Commonwealth Games.

Expressing his satisfaction over the achievement, Dr. Samanta said, Dutee has brought many laurels for Odisha and the country. Calling her “the pride of KIIT”, he hoped that she will also achieve success in junior athletic championship and Commonwealth Games. 

In another development, a coaching-cum-selection camp of Odisha women cricket was inaugurated in KIIT campus by Dr. A. Samanta. The camp will continue from June 17 – 25, 2014. Players for Junior and Senior Odisha Women Cricket Team will be selected through this camp. As many as 90 girls from 30 districts of Odisha are participating. Sports Department of KIIT is managing the camp under active guidance of OCA.

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