Mohammad Anas Biography: Indian sports stars are making all of us proud these days. From participating nationally to showcasing their talent at the international stage they have done it all. Here we are about to discuss one such superstar, Mohammad Anas Yahiya. He is among our Indian athletes who masters in the field of running, to be specific in the distance of 400 meters. He participated in the 400 meters running race and 4 x 400 meters relay race which was in the competition of Summer Olympics in the year 2016. He further holds a national record for the 400 meters running race which was held at the competition of Czech Athletics Championship in the year 2019.
Mohammad Anas Early Life
Mohammad Anas resides from a humble background in Kerala and he was born on 17th September 1994. He hailed from a place called Valayidam which is located in Nilamel and he was introduced to athletics at a very early age to be specific when he was in the 5th standard he developed an interest in this field. Although the beginning was quite fine and enthusiastic Anas had to leave sports in between when he was in 10th standard due to the sad demise of his father. Anas never expected him to be a good sportsman without the love and support of his father. His death was caused due to a heart attack which was a big blow for him and he was left helpless and hopeless. At this time Sheens, his mother helped him chase his dreams and get to the point where he is standing today.
Mohammad Anas Personal Life
Mohammad Anas developed his interest in the sports field when he was in school. In his earlier days, he used to participate in long jump when his coach directed him towards 400 meters athletic race as he had a vacancy in his squad. It was an occasion of a carnival when his coach surprisingly asked him to run and he managed to strike a record of 49 seconds surpassing quite a few good athletes who were present there. He trained for his athletics in the Style Sports Academy which is situated in Nilamel. This marked the beginning of his career as he won the Calicut University Championship and also bagged silver in the 2014 Indian University Championship.
In 2015 Anas secured his position in the relay squad of Kerala which won a silver medal at the National Games of February 2015. After this recognition he was selected by the Indian Navy talent scouting team where he trained under TG Ajesh. He again won glorious silver in the Indian Grand Prix and in the events of Federation Cup in the year 2016 which was held at Delhi. His timings improved and it was below 46 seconds which was another prestigious addition to his existing achievements. Anas broke his own record to take the 13th place in the world rankings. At this time he was under the guidance of Mohammed Kunhi who was also a world champion in the 400 meters.
Mohammad Anas Professional Life
Anas became a professional player at an early age and he bagged too many medals and recognitions for himself and his country which has made all of us proud. To begin with he broke the national record of 400 m at the Polish Athletics Championship in the year 2016. He marked a count 45.40 seconds which was exactly the required mark for qualifying in the Olympics of 2016. After K.M Binu and Milkha Singh, he was the third athlete to qualify for an Olympics event.
In the same year he marked his presence in the national squad of 4 x 400 m relay race which was held in Bangalore and there also he broke the national record thereby qualifying for the Rio Olympics. In this tournament he broke his own record of 3.02.17 by clocking 3.00.91. In the Asian Games of 2018 he bagged 3 silver medals in the 400m running category, in the men’s 4 x 400m relay race and also in the mixed 4 x 400m relay race. In the same year he finished 4th in the 400m race at the Commonwealth Games. This year was also a bit unlucky for him as he failed to finish 4 x 400m relay race in the same event.
Mohammad Anas Honors
- He was selected for the scouting team of Indian Navy in the year 2015.
- Arjuna Award 2019
— Dept of Sports MYAS (@IndiaSports) August 21, 2019
Mohammad Anas Achievements
- He won a gold medal in the category of men’s 4 x 400m relay race in the South Asian Championships which was held at Guwahati in the year 2016.
- He won a silver medal in the category of mixed 4 x 400m relay race in the Asian Championships which was held in Doha in 2019.
- In the same year 2017, he also won gold in the 400m race in the Asian Championship which was held at Bhubaneswar.
- In the same year and in the same Asian Championship he won gold again in the men’s 4 x 400m relay race which was held in Bhubaneswar.
- In 2018 he won silver in the category of 400m at the Asian Games which was held in Jakarta.
- In the same year in 2018 he also won a silver medal in the mixed relay race of 4 x 400m which was held in Jakarta.
- Again in 2018, he won a silver medal in the Asian Games which was in the category of men’s relay race of 4 x 400m which was again held in Jakarta.
- Won Gold in Tabor Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic in 2019
- Won gold in Athleticky Mitink reiter event in 300, Event
☄RECORD ALERT: @muhammedanasyah Muhammed Anas improves his 400m NATIONAL RECORD at Czech Rep. with a time of 45.21s at Kladno Athletics Meet.
Previous Record- 45.24 (2018) pic.twitter.com/OFrUm6F3uN
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) July 13, 2019
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Mohammad Anas Personal Information
Full Name: Mohammad Anas Yahiya
Age: 25 years
Date of Birth: 17 September 1994
Hometown: Nilamel, Kerala, India
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Languages: Hindi, English, Malayalam
Father: Late Yahiya
Brother: Anees (younger) | Long-Jump
Coach/Mentor: PB Jaikumar | Sibi | TG Ajesh
Highest Qualification: Graduate
School: Nilamel MMHS School, Kollam, India
High School: Mar Basil School, Kothamangalam, India
College: Sreekrishna College, Guruvayur, India
Favorite Celebs: N/A
Hobbies: Sports, Music
Favorite Food: Non Vegetarian
Mohammad Anas Net Worth
Muhammad Anas’ estimated Net worth is in the region of 100k-1M USD
Mohammad Anas Controversy
Muhammad Anas broke the record of Milkha Singh who is a legend and marked his position with a clocking time of 45.31 in the 400m running race in the Commonwealth Games which was held in Gold Coast. He was the first athlete from India to qualify for the finals of Commonwealth Games in a span of 60 years.
Social Media Profiles
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Mohammad Anas Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BmxsWf5B_B0/