Anju Bobby George is also one name on whom we have faith that she will bring a medal to India. Earlier also Anju Bobby George made the history in 2003 by winning bronze medal in Long Jump at 2003 World Championship at Paris. Before her no athelets won any kind of medal at there.
Talent of Anju Bobby George developed by her father in initial stage and later on her trainer of school give the further shape.
Details of Anju Bobby George Medals (These are the main achievements except these there is long list) -
- Anju Bobby George is gold medalist in 2001 Ludhiana National Games in the category of triple jump and long jump
- She is also bronze medalist in 2002 Commonwealth Games at Manchester by clearing 6.49 m
- Gold Medalist in 2002 Asian Games in Busan
- First ever Indian athelet who won a medal(Bronze) in World Athelets Championship
National Awards for Anju Bobby George -
- Arjuna Award in 2002 - 03
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2003 - 04
- Padma Shri in 2004
This is the result of Anju Bobby George's sheer labour that in mere two years (2001 - 2003) her ranking shoot up from 61 to 6. Anju Bobby George give the credit of her success to her husband Bobby George (Mechanical Engineer and a former National Champion in Triple Jump). Bobby George give up his career so that he ca train her in proper manner.
Lets hope for the best and expect that she can bring a medal for us.