Muhammed Anas

Muhammed Anas Bio

Seaman Muhammed Anas Yahiya known as Muhammed Anas is an Indian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres distance. He is best known to break the national 400 m record at the Polish Athletics Championships in June 2016, clocking 45.40 seconds. He is also one of the sprinters to become the third Indian athlete to qualify for this Olympic event, after Milkha Singh (1956 and 1960) and K. M. Binu (2004).

Anas competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 400 metres and the 4 × 400 m relay and holds the national record in the 400 meters set at the 2019 Czech Athletics Championships. He won three silver medals, in the individual 400 m, and men’s 4×400 m and mixed 4×400 m relays, at the 2018 Asian Games. And, he placed fourth in the 400 m, while his men’s 4×400 m failed to finish at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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