Odisha Sprinter Dutee Chandi is In Same-Sex Relationship

Bhubaneswar: Odisha spinster Dutee Chand has opened up her personal life  accepting she is in a relationship with a woman. 

Though, no names were taken, Chand confirmed that her partner is from her home-town whom she has known for a few years

Dutee Chand, 23, the 100 m record holder and winner of two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games, has thus become the first Indian sports star to acknowledge being in a same-sex relationship.

“I have found someone who is my soulmate. I believe everyone should have the freedom to be with whoever they decide they want to be with. I have always supported the rights of those who want to be in a same-sex relationship. It is an individual person’s choice.

Currently, my focus is on the World Championships and the Olympic Games but in the future, I would like to settle down with her,” Dutee told The Indian Express.

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