Anju finishes fourth at Doha

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:52 IST

Long jumper Anju Bobby George finished fourth in the IAAF Super Grand Prix in Doha, Qatar.

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Long jumper Anju Bobby George finished fourth in the IAAF Super Grand Prix in Doha, Qatar. Anju, who was the defending champion, managed to clear a distance of only 6.42 metres to finish fourth. Olympic gold medallist and world number 1 Tatyana Lebedeva of Russia clinched the gold with a jump of 6.70 m. Bianca Kappler of Germany bagged the silver with a jump of 6.55 m while the bronze went to former world champion Fiona May of Italy, who managed to clear a distance of 6.47. For World Athletics Championship bronze medallist, Anju, this was the first meet of the season. She will compete in several other meets in Europe and USA before taking part in the World Athletics Championship to be held in Helsinki, Finland in August this year. (PTI)

Topics : Athletics
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