Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletics Men's 400m Round 1 - Heat 4, Muhammed Anas Yahiya carries India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 08, 2018 11:44 IST

Anas qualifies for the semi-finals.


11:44 (IST)8 APR 2018

And that's a wrap.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the CWG 2018.

11:41 (IST)8 APR 2018

The semi-finals are scheduled on Monday, where India's Anas will be in action.

Let's hope he can keep the Indian Tricolour flying high!

11:39 (IST)8 APR 2018

The Qualification Rules state: 

First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 6 fastest (q) advance to the Semifinals

And that means,

from this heat

India's Anas, Jamaica's McDonald and Botswana's Thebe have qualified for the semi-finals with 45.96, 45.99 and 46.17 respectively.

With that timing, where exactly does Anas stand among all the semi-finalists will be known once all the heats are completed later in the day.

11:38 (IST)8 APR 2018

Anas has qualified for the semi-finals!

11:37 (IST)8 APR 2018

Muhammad Anas Yahiya has topped Heat 4 with a timing of 45.96

11:36 (IST)8 APR 2018

And we are off!

11:36 (IST)8 APR 2018

His personal best and season's best both are 45.32 seconds

11:35 (IST)8 APR 2018

Anas has participated at the Rio Olympics and is expected to qualify for the next round.

11:34 (IST)8 APR 2018

The action hasn't started yet as the Heat 3 is still not over.

11:33 (IST)8 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Men's 400m Round 1 Heat 4.

10:39 (IST)8 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Athletics Men's 400m Round 1 - Heat 4. Stay tuned for updates!

10:39 (IST)8 APR 2018

Muhammed is a huge fan of former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. The young 23-year-old athlete from India has also been a long jumper in school.

10:38 (IST)8 APR 2018

Day 4 is off to a positive start for India with Punam Yadav winning a gold in Weightlifting & Mery Kom securing a Bronze for herself in Boxing. India also beat the strong England team in women's hockey 2-1 coming back from 1 goal behind. The Women's 10m Air Pistol participants, India's Manu Bhaker & Heena Sidhu bagging a Gold medal and Silver medal respectively. The Indian Women's Table Tennis contingent also doing well defeating England 3-0 and moving on to the Gold medal match where they will be facing Singapore later in the day.

Day 4 brings Athletics to the roster for the first time. First up, is Men's 400m Round 1 in which India will be represented by Muhammed Anas Yahiya. Yahiya will be in Heat 4 of the event. The 23-year-old sprinter broke the national record for 400m in 2016, qualifying for the Rio Olympics in the process.

The Indian Muhammed Anas Yahiya will be up against Alexandar Lerionka Sampao of Kenya, Lalonde Gordon of Trinidad & Tobago, Samela Railoa of Fiji, Baloloki Thebe of Botswana, Rusheen Mcdonald of Jamaica, and Leonard Opiny of Uganda.
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