Muhammed Anees Yahiya is an Indian long jump athlete. In the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, he ranked 5th in the finals of the long jump competition after a jump of 7.97m.
Muhammed Anees Yahiya was born on Sunday, 3 December 1995 (age 26 years; as of 2022) in Nilamel, Kerala, India. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Anees competed in the long jump competition at the 2017 World University Games.
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Colour: Natural black
Eye Colour: Black
Anees Yahiya belongs to a Muslim family in Nilamel, Kerala.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Yahiya, who passed away, used to work in Saudi Arabia. His mother’s name is Sheena. He has an elder brother named Muhammed Anas Yahiya, who is a professional athlete (sprinter).
Anees with his mother and elder brother, Anas
He grabbed the first position in 300 metres in Rieter atletický mítink competetion in Ustí Nad Orlicí, Czech Republic.
On 11 July 2016, he finished sixth in the triple jump at Indian Grand Prix 4 that took place in Bengaluru. On 25 February 2021, he participated in Indian Grand Prix 2, Patiala and finished third in the competition. On 28 June 2021, he participated in the National Inter State Senior Athletics Championship, Patiala and won the first position in the long jump. In March 2022, he achieved the second position in Indian Open Jumps Competitions, Thiruvanthapuram. On 24 May 2022, he won the first position in Indian Grand Prix 4 held in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. He participated in the National Inter State Senior Athletics Championship held in Chennai on 10 & 11 June 2022 and finished second in both events. He placed first in the XXXII Qosanov Memorial, Almaty held on 25 June 2022.
On 24 May 2022, at the closing ceremony of the Indian Grand Prix 4 in Odisha, Anees was awarded the Best Male Athlete by Secretary to CM (5T) Sri VK Pandian.
Muhammed Anees Yahiya receiving the award for Best Male Athlete
He has a Bajaj Pulsar RS200 bike.
Anees posing while sitting on his bike
- In 2022, his world ranking position in men’s long jump was 32.
- Anees covered 8.15 metres in his long jump in the Indian Grand Prix 2022.
- His coach’s name is Nishad Kumar.
Anees with his coach, Nishad Kumar
- Anees and his elder brother, Muhammed Anas Yahiya, both participated in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.