The Odisha Government on Friday said that it will take up with the Centre the case of athlete Dutee Chand being dropped from the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the ground of high androgen level. (Dutee Failed Test: SAI)
"I am completely shattered over the development. I am an athlete and wanted to bring glory to my country. All my efforts have gone astray," the 18-year-old girl told reporters on her return to the state.
The sprinter appealed to the state government to take steps so that she could overcome the androgen level and resume her career. Dutee met state sports minister Sudam Marandi on her return. (Also read: Dutee Chand to be Helped by Two Women Coaches in Bangalore)