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Anju wins long jump gold at Federation Cup

World number 4 Anju Bobby George won the women's long jump by leaping 6.47 metres at the 12th Federation Cup.

india Updated: Mar 03, 2006 21:31 IST
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World number 4 Anju Bobby George on Friday won the women's long jump by leaping 6.47 metres at the 12th Federation Cup athletics championshipon Friday.

After failing to clear the 6.40m mark in her first five attempts, the ace Indian athlete came up with her best jump in her fifth and final attempt at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.

CRPF Anisha K Vijayan won the silver with a jump of 6.01m while Kerala's PK Priya bagged the bronze clearing 5.92m.

Anju would next compete at the World Indoor Athletics championship in Moscow from March 10 before proceeding to Melbourne for the Commonwealth Games starting March 15.