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C'wealth Games: Anju finishes 6th in long jump

None | ByPress Trust of India, Melbourne
Mar 24, 2006 04:33 PM IST

Anju Bobby George finished sixth in the women's long jump competition at the 18th Commonwealth Games on Friday.

Anju Bobby George finished sixth in the women's long jump competition at the 18th Commonwealth Games on Friday.

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Anju, the world number five, managed a best leap of 6.54m in her third attempt but it was not enough to land her among the medals.

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Hosts Australia made it a 1-2 with Bronwyn Thompson winning the gold medal with a Games record of 6.97m and Kerrie Taurima bagged silver with an effort of 6.57m.

Celine Laporte of Seychelles also had the same distance as Taurima but the latter had a best second jump among the two of 6.55m.

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