Anju Bobby George is a retired Athlete of India. He is also the first-ever Indian Athlete to earn a winning medal in World Championship in Athletics Jumping with 6.70 meters. In the 2003 World Championship of Athletics held in Paris, history was produced by her with her wining a bronze medal in the long jump. She made the who ole India proud of her, with her achievements in a timely. Even this year also made her country’s name shine worldwide wild by winning the BBC lifetime achievement award for best athlete in India.
The Indian always stood up tall and strong with her efforts, for the development of sports in India. These works and life achievements of her never failed to pour inspiration in the generations. Anju Bobby George the former Indian star of the international long-jump is awarded as the Women of the year, for her still actively continuity in the sports. She take an initiative to open a training academy for young girls, which already has helped manufacture a world u20 medallist. She is also known for being constant rising her voice for gender equality in her role as senior vice president of the Indian athletics federation and also being a mentor for the young school girls for the leadership position within the sport.
The winners in another category are as follows: –
Member Federation Award to the Federacion Costarricense de Atletismo (Costa Rica)
Inspiration Award to Mutaz Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi
President’s Award to Peter Diamond, Executive Vice President of NBC Olympic Programming
Coaching Achievement Award to Bobby Kersee
Jean-Pierse’s photograph of the Women’s high jump qualifying at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Her efforts in advancing the sport in India as well as inspiring more women to follow in her footsteps make her more than a worthy recipient of this year's award. pic.twitter.com/5TSWxj4vqt
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) December 1, 2021