Dutee Chand Tops Heat, Qualifies for 200m Semis With Hima Das 

Hima and Dutee’s timings in their respective heats were just 0.10 seconds apart!

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Dutee Chand has qualified for the women’s 200m semi-finals.
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Indian athletes Dutee Chand and Hima Das qualified for the women's 200 metres semi-finals at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday, 28 August.

Dutee Chand Tops Heat, Qualifies for 200m Semis With Hima Das 

Dutee won Heat 4 with a time of 23.37 seconds, sending her directly in the semi-finals.

She was second in the overall standings at the end of the first round, behind Nigina Sharipova of Uzbekistan, who won Heat 3 with a personal best time of 23.31.

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Hima clocked 23.47 to finish fourth in Heat 2, just 200th of a second short of a direct semis berth as Marie Knot of the Philippines took the third spot with 23.45.

But the sprinter from Assam earned a berth the semi-finals as one of the fastest losers in the heats as she was seventh in the overall standings.

The semi-final is scheduled to be held at 5:20 pm IST on Tuesday, 28 August.

(With inputs from IANS)

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