Bhubaneswar: Ace sprinter from Odisha, Dutee Chand, who is the current national champion in the women’s 100-metre sprint event, has been featured on the digital cover of a leading magazine.
The digital edition of fashion magazine Cosmopolitan India featured Dutee, the winner of two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games, on the cover for the July issue.
Dutee is seen wearing a Superdry sports bra, a pair of shorts from Fila and a cape by Namrata Joshipura that has all the colours of the rainbow flag.
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Ace sprinter @duteechand is the digital cover star of our July 2019 issue. Recently, she became the first Indian sportsperson to openly declare that she’s in a same-sex relationship. In an exclusive interview with Cosmo India, Dutee opens up about her journey as an athlete, her coming-out story, and more. Issue on stands now. ✨ Editor: Nandini Bhalla (@nandinibhalla) Fashion Stylist: Zunaili Malik (@zunailimalik) Photographer: Sushant Chhabria (@sushantchhabria) Hair & Makeup: Maniasha at Faze Management (@bymaniasha) Interview: Sreeparna Mazumder (@sreeparna.mazumder) Dutee is wearing sports bra: Superdry Sports (@superdryindia); shorts, Fila (@filaindia); cape: Namrata Joshipura (@namratajoshipura) . . . . . . #DuteeChand #OnlyInCosmo #CosmoIndia #lgbtq #pride #loveislove
Recently, the Odisha sprinter was in news for coming out to declare that she is in a same-sex relationship. She became one of the few athletes in the world to openly admit same-sex relationship.