India, Oct. 19 -- Indian sprinter Dutee Chand made a strong comeback at the Nationals and proved all his critics wrong. After a disappointing outing at the World Championships in Doha where she crashed out of 100m with a lowly 11.48 seconds, she broke the national record with a time of 11.22 seconds in Ranchi.

The 23-year-old also became the fastest Indian this year in 200m, registering 23.17 seconds.

In a conversation with The Sunday Guardian, Dutee talks about her preparations for Olympic qualifying round and whether she will also start focusing on 200m for the Olympics.


Q. Congratulations for breaking two national records. Tell us about your recent form and how is your preparation going for Olympic qualifiers?

A. My prep...