Asian Games double silver medallist and sprinter Dutee Chand put her BMW car on sale to raise funds to meet the training costs.
“It is a very costly car which I bought at Rs 30 lakh and its maintenance has become an issue for me. Moreover, I don’t have the parking slot too to keep it as I have two more cars. So, I have decided to sell it off so that the money raised can be handy to continue training,” the 24-year-old Dutee, who has been training in Bhubaneshwar, informed Sportstar on Saturday.
“I have to spend about Rs 1 lakh alone on diet and then have to pay salaries to my support staff including trainer and physio. It has become very difficult for me to sustain the training,” she said.
“I spent most of the cash incentives which the Odisha Government had given to me and with the postponement of the Olympics to 2021, it has become even more difficult for me to fund my…