World Athletics honours India’s Anju Bobby George ‘women of the year’,

India’s Anju Bobby George becomes ‘women of the year’, World Athletics honours
Anju Bobby George has been honoured with the ‘women of the Year’ award by World Athletics.

World Athletics honours India's Anju Bobby George ‘women of the year’,

Anju Bobby George with sports minister

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World Athletics has awarded Anju Bobby George the women of the Year award.

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Anju Bobby George

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The World Athletics Association has given this award to Anju Bobby George to inspire women with efforts to advance the sport in India.

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Anju Bobby George won the bronze medal in the 2003 long jump at the world championships 2003.

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Anju Bobby George with family

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Anju, the senior vice president of the Indian athletics federation, opened a training academy for young girls in 2016 to prepare Under-20 medalists.

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Anju Bobby George

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After receiving this honour, Anju said that he was proud and overwhelmed to receive this honour. He tweeted ,‘There is nothing better feeling than getting up in the morning and doing something for the sport.Thanks for appreciating my efforts.

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Anju Bobby George

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IAAF World Athletics Finals – 2005 gold medallist Anju Bobby George finished sixth at the Olympic Games 2004 with a 6.83 m jump.

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