Anas Abu-Yousuf

Anas Sameer Abu-Yousuf (Arabic: انس سمير ابو يوسف‎; born November 16, 1989) is a Qatari swimmer, who specialized in freestyle events.[1] Abu-Yousuf was one of the youngest swimmers (aged 14) to compete at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He qualified for the men's 400 m freestyle by receiving a Universality place from FINA, in an entry time of 4:18.70.[2] Swimming in heat one, he posted a lifetime best of 4:11.99 to pull off a fourth-place effort by exactly 10 seconds behind winner Miguel Molina of the Philippines. Abu-Yousuf failed to reach the top 8 final, as he placed forty-third overall on the first day of preliminaries.[3][4]

Anas Abu-Yousuf
Personal information
Full nameAnas Sameer Abu-Yousuf
National team Qatar
Born (1989-11-16) 16 November 1989 (age 31)
Doha, Qatar
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anas Abu-Yousuf". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 400m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Thomas, Stephen (14 August 2004). "Men's 400 Freestyle Prelims: Hackett Edges Thorpe, Qualifies First for Final; Jensen and Keller Easily Through". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Men's 400m Freestyle Heat 1". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 14 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)