World Athletics: Anju George in finals

Updated: 28 August 2007 12:49 IST

India's Anju Bobby George will feature in the finals of the women's News now from the World Athletics Championship at Osaka.

Osaka, Japan:

India's Anju Bobby George will feature in the finals of the women's News now from the World Athletics Championship at Osaka.

She jumped a distance of 6.60 metres to qualify in 11th place out of 12 finalists. She will now have to raise her performance considerably in order to win a medal.

The top five qualifiers all jumped more than 6.80 metres event.

Anju won a bronze in the 2003 World championships in Paris with a jump of 6.70 metres.

Her effort in Osaka is also far below her personal best of 6.83 metres.

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