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Anju bobby georgeessay

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Thiruvananthapuram. She also pointed out that long jump was the only event in which all three medal winners were from Russia. But they have not retested samples of the winners of the long jump event. She also won the gold medal at the Busan Asian Games. Anju now ranks 6th in the world. He belongs to a prestigious sports family and is the younger brother of the famous Volley ball player Jimmy George. Long Jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris. Speaking to TNM, Anju says, Yes. She also contested at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but failed to qualify for the women's long jump event, fouling in all her three attempts. This after Tatyana Kotovas 2005 sample was retested and came out positive. The couple have a son Aaron and a daughter Andrea.

She won the bronze medal clearing.49 m at the 2002 Commonwealth Games at, manchester. This as the three medal winners from Russia Tatyana Lebedeva, Irina Simagina and Tatyana Kotova have since been charged with doping. She won silver medal in women's long jump in 15th Asian Games, 2006 held at Doha. She went on to win the Gold medal at the iaaf World Athletics Final in 2005 with a leap.75 m, a performance she considers her best. She is employed with the Central Board of Excise and CustomsCustoms department in Bangalore.

The other medal winners from the 2004 Athens Olympics - Tatyana Lebedeva and Irina Simagina have also similarly faced repercussions after testing of samples revealed the presence of a steroid. An investigation into the samples of the three Russian medal winners from the 2004 Olympic Games could, as a result, see Anju elevated to a medal-winning position in the long jump event. In 1999 Anju set the national record for triple jump in the, bangalore Federation Cup and Silver medal at the South Asian Federation Games. Asian Games in Busan. With this achievement, she became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal.