Anisa Sayyed Family, Age, Husband, Biography

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Husband: Mubarak Hussain
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Age: 43 Years

Anisa Sayyed

Full NameAnisa Sayyed Khan
ProfessionPistol Shooter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 2" (158 cm)
Weight90 Kg (198 lbs)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International Debut2002 Commonwealth Games, Manchester
Event25 meter pistol
Coach/Mentor• Gani Shaikh
• P. V. Inamdar
Master EyeRight
MedalsCommonwealth Games
• Gold - 25 m pistol pairs - Delhi (2010)
• Gold - 25 m pistol - Delhi (2010)
• Silver - 25 m pistol - Glasgow (2014)
Anisa Sayyed posing with her medal at the Commonwealth Games 2010
Asian Games
• Bronze - 25 m pistol team - Incheon (2014)

National Shooting Championship Competitions
• Gold - 25 m pistol team - Trivandram (2017)
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 September 1980 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 43 Years
BirthplaceWai, Maharashtra
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownPune, Maharashtra
College/UniversityPune University, Pune, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
ControversiesDoping Charges
In March 2012, Anisa was tested positive for clomiphene which falls under the category of prohibited list of the World Anti Doping Agency. [1]Deccan Herald

Dispute With The Haryana Government
In 2017, Anisa had a dispute with the Government of Haryana. Haryana Government accused Anisa for being absent from work without permission for which they filed a charge sheet against her. Anisa defending herself filed a complaint to the Director of Sports and Youth Affairs of Haryana, in which she accused the senior officials at the state sports department of harassing her. According to her, the department refused to sanction her leave for the shooting competitions. She also mentioned that her salary was put on hold for the past 2 years, and she was only paid the salary for two/three months since her joining. [2]Hindustan Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseMubarak Hussain
ChildrenDaughter- 1 (born in 2017)
ParentsFather- Abdul Hameed Sayyed (Clerk at Telco)
SiblingsSister- Dilshad A Shaikh and 3 other siblings
Social Media
TwitterAnisa Sayyed Shooting Sports

Anisa Sayyed

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anisa Sayyed

  • Anisa’s interest in shooting arose while she was part of the NCC in the college.
  • Anisa is the youngest of 5 siblings in her family.
  • To support her family financially, Anisa has given tuition to children, applied mehendi at weddings, and even stitched pillow covers.
  • Before coming into the shooting sport, Anisa tried various sports such as javelin throw, discus throw, kho-kho, and volleyball. She even played football at the national level for five years and represented her state kabaddi team.
  • Anisa won the title of best NCC shooter in her school.
  • Anisa’s father used to play professional football at the club level.
  • Anisa worked as a primary teacher at the Lady Hawa Bai Girls High School, and later, she started working as a Ticket-Collector for the Indian Railways at Vile Parle railway station of Maharashtra.
  • Anisa resigned from her ticket collector job after being repeatedly denied transfer to her hometown, Pune.
  • In 2002, Anisa’s shooting career began under the guidance of Gani Sheikh and P. V. Inamdar.

    Young photo of Anisa Sayyed while shooting

    Young photo of Anisa Sayyed while shooting.

  • In 2010, Anisa rose to fame when she won 2 back to back gold medals in the Commonwealth Games.
  • In 2017, Anisa created a new national record at the National Shooting Championship Competition in the 25m pistol shooting category.
  • Anisa won the first gold medal in the 25m pistol event in pair with Rahi Sarnobat in 2010.

    Anisa Sayyed along with Rahi Sarnobat posing with their medals at the Commonwealth Games 2010

    Anisa Sayyed along with Rahi Sarnobat posing with their medals at the Commonwealth Games 2010.

  • Anisa received a job offer from the Maharashtra government after the 2010 Commonwealth Games but refused it as she wanted the job in Haryana where she was married.
  • Anisa was promised a job by the Haryana government but faced several delays for 3 years. Later, she was appointed Assistant Director of Sports in Haryana in 2015 in sports quota.