Tag: Anju Bobby George

Golden leap at World Athletics final

Women’s Long Jump
Rk Athlete NOC Result (m) Wind R 1 2 3 4
G Anju Bobby George IND 6.75 +0.5 SB X +0.8 X +0.3 6.75 +0.5 X +0.9
S Grace Upshaw USA 6.67 +0.9   X +0.3 X +0.4 6.67 +0.9 6.43 +0.5
B Eunice Barber FRA 6.51 +0.2   X 0.0 6.51 +0.2 6.47 +0.8 6.30 +1.0
4 Tatyana Lebedeva RUS 6.49 +1.1   6.46 +0.1 6.47 +0.4 6.49 +1.1 6.47 +0.9
5 Oksana Udmurtova RUS 6.48 +0.4   6.48 +0.4 6.42 +0.7 5.46 +0.3 6.44 +1.3
6 Irina Meleshina RUS 6.47 +1.1   X +0.8 X -0.1 X +1.4 6.47 +1.1
Tatyana Kotova RUS 6.83 +0.8 DQ 6.78 -0.2 X +0.3 6.69 +0.6 6.83 +0.8
Tianna Bartoletta USA   DNS

Historic leap at World Athletics Championships

On 30 August 2003 – Anju Bobby George made history at the 2003 World Athletics Championships in Paris when she won the long jump bronze medal with a leap of 6.70m, making her the first and only Indian athlete to win a medal at that level.

Rk Athlete Attempts Result
1 2 3 4 5 6
G Eunice Barber (FRA) 6.52 6.74 X 6.48 X 6.99 6.99 m
S Tatyana Kotova (RUS) X 6.74 X 6.56 6.72 6.63 6.74 m
B Anju Bobby George (IND) 6.61 X X 6.56 6.70 6.62 6.70 m
4 Jade Johnson (GBR) 6.50 X 6.63 6.42 X 6.53 6.63 m
5 Olga Rublyova (RUS) 6.51 6.54 6.58 X 4.75 X 6.58 m
6 Tünde Vaszi (HUN) 6.47 6.41 6.49 X 6.53 6.52 6.53 m
7 Bronwyn Thompson (AUS) 6.48 6.44 6.39 6.39 6.38 6.31 6.48 m
8 Grace Upshaw (USA) X 6.37 6.47 6.40 X 6.24 6.47 m
9 Fiona May (ITA) 6.41 6.46 6.42 6.46 m
10 Lyudmila Galkina (RUS) 6.40 X 6.45 6.45 m
11 Valentīna Gotovska (LAT) X 6.43 6.21 6.43 m
12 Concepción Montaner (ESP) 6.37 6.22 6.30 6.37 m