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Kiren Rijiju sanctions Rs 5 crore for Anju Bobby George's academy

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 5 crore to athlete Anju Bobby George's Athletics Academy at Bengaluru.

George is the only Indian to win a World Athletics Championships medal. She clinched a bronze medal in the long jump at Paris in 2003.

Rijiju took to Twitter to write: "Happy to meet Anju Bobby George, the first-ever and the only Indian to win a World Athletics Championships medal (Long Jump Bronze medal) at Paris in 2003. Today, sanctioned Rs 5 crore for her Athletics Academy at Bangaluru.

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First Published: Tue, September 17 2019. 20:57 IST
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