We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Dutee Chand Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
When I began running at the age of 10, I didn’t have the diet athletes need. It was just rice and vegetables. Every day.
No one likes to make their personal life public.
Even through sports, I have been serving the country. But later, I want to join politics.
I know people started suspecting whether I was a woman or a man. All the honour I earned – I lost.
Any recognition by the government for your performance and achievements always boosts the confidence of an athlete.
I have always supported the rights of those who want to be in a same-sex relationship. It is an individual person’s choice.
When I was a kid, I dreamt of being a runner. My mother and father always told me to go after what I wanted. I went after running.
Freedom to love and freedom to choose who you love are one’s basic rights and we shouldn’t be scared to exercise them.
In 100m, the timings fluctuate.
As a kid, I didn’t even know what non-vegetarian food is because we never had it prepared in our house.
I never stopped believing in myself. I had faith in my god.
It wasn’t an easy journey to participating in the Olympics. It has taken me 14 years of training and hard work.
I believe nobody has the right to judge me as an athlete because of my decision to be with who I want. It is a personal decision, which should be respected.
Group events like cricket, football and kabaddi have private leagues, which are all being played for money. There are no such events in athletics. Everything is run by the government bodies, there’s less money involved in our game, and we are not even paid as well as people in other sports.
I’ve gone through a lot in my life, I have seen a lot of struggles and difficulties. I have braved it all and won medals for my country with my determination.
An award or an honour from the government is always welcomed any time.
One should not poke their nose into the private life of other persons.
The more medals I win, the more my ambitions and confidence levels increase.
For all who are in love but afraid of the world you must show courage because the world has always taken time to accept all good things.
Yeah, I am controversy’s favourite child. But I am of the opinion that I come back stronger after every controversy.
My sister was an athlete. Every time she came home during her break, I would accompany her. Initially, I took part in school sports, but gradually, my sister encouraged me to take it up professionally.
No one can live without love.
While I don’t know who will eventually be selected, I think Kangana Ranaut can portray me perfectly on screen, I like her as an actress.
Athletics is not like cricket; we feed on the competition and that makes us bring out the best in us.
My whole life has been about fighting for what I want, what I believe in.
One day, they told me that due to hyperandrogenism, I cannot compete. I appealed and fought it and came back to win for the country. Coming out was easier than that.
I will try hard to win more medals for the country and make India proud.
Participation in international events has given me a lot of experience.
For somebody like me, who has trained barefoot in a small village in Odisha, I know training without proper facilities can be extremely difficult. Having experienced it all, I would like to give back to my community by creating a running academy for children.
Animals in the streets have tough lives, so it’s up to all of us to speak out if we ever witness them being abused.
I don’t really follow any sportspersons, to be honest. However, I’m a fan of Usain Bolt and follow him on social media.
My parents used to struggle to put food on our plates. Whatever little money they got, we had to make do with it.
I can’t spend my life worrying about others.
I think Priyanka Chopra did a very good job in ‘Mary Kom.’
I am a normal girl.
Every family goes through ups and downs. You may want a relationship with someone, which your family may not approve of but they don’t stop loving you.
Look, there’s no proof that athletes like us who may have higher testosterone levels are benefiting from this natural human body trait.
I think I am a sportsperson. A lot of people look up to me, so I have the responsibility to set the right example for them.
My God showed me that I had the ability to make my family and my country proud. That’s why I concentrated on sports and worked hard.
You can be rich or poor but you should have the guts to go with dreams and work hard to make them come true.
The Odisha government is supporting the sports circuit very well. Athletes are getting jobs in the government sector and they are providing facilities for all athletes to perform as well.
When I came out, initially, I faced some mocking. For the first 10-15 days, sometimes when I was out in public, people would shout things like ‘lesbian.’
One may fall in love anytime and with anyone. One does not decide that based on caste, religion or gender.
I would worry that one morning I would wake up and be told that I can’t compete any more.
There are some athletes who don’t like me.
My friends at PeTA India and I encourage everyone to treat animals with kindness and respect, just as we all want to be treated every day.
Didn’t Virat Kohli fall in love and still perform? If he can, why can’t I?
I think people will see my medals and my performance for my country and not what I do off the field. They like me because I win for the country and I will continue to do so.
I am sure my association with a big brand like PUMA is really going to help me in the long run.
The Khelo India University Games is a great way to unearth talent in this country.
Just like any other human being is concerned about his or her personal life, I also need to think about my personal life.
Follow your heart, and don’t be subservient to anyone. Shut out the world, and only listen to your heart to fulfill your dreams.
There are five members in my family.
The quality of competitors abroad really pushes your timings, something that’s tough to replicate in the country.
I don’t have the resources to maintain luxury cars, though I love them.