"Pull me down, I will come back stronger!" Dutee Chand, who has faced a backlash since coming out as bisexual last month, wrote on Twitter.
Reprinted from Gay Star News
Sprinter Dutee Chand is officially the fastest woman in India. (Photo: Twitter)
India’s first openly-LGBTI athlete, sprinter Dutee Chand, silenced critics on Wednesday (10 July).
She became the first Indian ever to win gold in a 100-meter race at a global sports meet.
"Pull me down, I will come back stronger!" the 23-year-old wrote on Twitter, sharing a photo of her medal.
The bisexual sprinter made headlines last month when she revealed her relationship with another woman. She became the first Indian sports star to publicly admit being in a same-sex relationship.
To read the entire article, click HERE.
To watch this gold-medal race, click HERE.
The Federation of Gay Games would also like to congratulate Dutee Chand for being featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine in India in their July 2019 issue. Read about it HERE.