World Athletics Award 2021: Indian athlete Anju Bobby George has been honored with the ‘Woman of the Year Award 2021’ by World Athletics. World Athletics gave this information on Wednesday. She has been given this honor for encouraging young girls in India to engage in sports, nurture talent and strive for gender equality. In 2003, Anju created history by winning a bronze medal in the long jump of the World Championships. For the past several years, she has been training young girls across the country by encouraging them to participate in sports. For this, he also opened a training academy in the year 2016.
World Athletics tweeted information
World Athletics tweeted on Wednesday, “Congratulations to Anju Bobby George on being crowned Woman of the Year at the World Athletics Awards this year. In her efforts to take the sport forward in India as well as encourage more women to follow in her footsteps.” She has been honored with this year’s award for motivating for
Congratulations to @anjubobbygeorg1 on being crowned this year's Woman of the Year at the #WorldAthleticsAwards— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) December 1, 2021
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
Anju wrote this by tweeting
After receiving the accolade, Anju tweeted on Thursday, “Really humbled and honored to be awarded the Woman of the Year by World Athletics. There is no better feeling than waking up everyday and giving back to the sport, making it a reality.” To enable and empower young girls! Thank you for recognizing my efforts.”
Truly humbled and honoured to be awarded Woman of the Year by @WorldAthletics— Anju Bobby George (@anjubobbygeorg1) December 1, 2021
There is no better feeling than to wake up everyday and give back to the sport, allowing it to enable and empower young girls!
Thank you for recognising my efforts. 😊😊 pic.twitter.com/yeZ5fgAUpa
Athletics Federation of India congratulated
After receiving this honor to Anju Bobby George, she is getting congratulations from the country and the world. Athletics Federation of India has congratulated him by tweeting. Apart from this, many people have sent congratulatory messages to him through social media.