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Md Ilyas Babar Athletics

Md Ilyas Babar Athletics

Mohammad Ilyas Babar (1926 - July 30, 2002) was an Indian athletic coach. Babar was born in Gulbarga in Karnataka. He became an outstanding university athlete in Hyderabad and was the state champion in 110m hurdles between 1950 and 1957, and in long jump. He graduated in commerce from the Osmania University. He obtained a diploma in coaching from the National Institute of Sports in Patiala in 1961. He coached for a while in Secunderabad before moving to Delhi. There he joined the Rajputana Rifles and served until 1999.