Anju fifth at Doha Super Grand Prix

Updated: 16 May 2008 16:40 IST

Ace long jumper Anju Bobby George leaped 6.55m to finish fifth at the Super Grand Prix event in Doha on Friday night.

New Delhi:

Ace long jumper Anju Bobby George leaped 6.55m to finish fifth at the Super Grand Prix event in Doha on Friday night.

Anju was way below her personal best of 6.83m at the 2004 Olympic Games but still managed a top six finish in the prestigious event.

Interestingly, Tatiyana Kotova of Russia matched Anju's personal best of 6.83m to win the gold. Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova with an effort of 6.75m got the silver, while Chelsea Hammond of Jamaica jumped 6.69m for the bronze.

Topics : Athletics
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