Global sports company PUMA has signed Indian professional sprinter and national champion Dutee Chand. Making it her first exclusive brand association, Dutee joins an impressive roster of world class PUMA athletes. The young sprinter will be equipped with custom-made performance gear to support her never-ending effort to become faster, stronger, and better every single day.
- Marks the athletes first exclusive brand association
- Reinforces PUMA’s commitment to the sports ecosystem in India
- PUMA to customize performance gear to meet the athletes sporting requirements
At only 23 years of age, Dutee has represented the country at national and international sporting events, winning several medals and breaking a fair share of records. Dutee is the 3rd Indian Woman ever to qualify for the Women’s 100m at the Summer Olympics. She also is the first Indian athlete to win a gold in the 100m event at the World Universiade Games, she stunned the track and field world by clocking 11.32 seconds.“This is my very first exclusive brand association and I’m thrilled that it’s with a company that has worked with legendary athletes like Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive,” said Dutee Chand. “It’s great to see PUMA encourage athletes across sporting fields and I’m humbled by their trust in me to represent the brand in India. This means a lot to me and I’m excited about my association with PUMA.”
“PUMA signing Dutee Chand has ensured that India’s fastest sprinter now has the best gear to back her up. We are pleased to have facilitated the association between Dutee and PUMA, who is synonymous to the brand’s success in India,” said Adil Mistry Partner, MAAT Jacks Entertainment, Sports and Lifestyle LLP.